BOEM proposes new air-quality rules for offshore oil, gas drilling

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management proposed new air-quality requirements for offshore oil and gas drilling that it said would more accurately account for emissions and effective protect any state’s air quality. It said that the proposal updates 36-year-old regulations and incorporates BOEM’s Arctic Outer Continental Shelf jurisdiction over air quality, which Congress recently added, the US Department of the Interior agency said.

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