November 11, 2022 — EPA is proposing to update, strengthen and expand its November 2021 proposal that would secure major climate and health benefits for all Americans by reducing emissions of methane and other harmful air pollution from both new and existing oil and gas operations. The Agency has issued a supplemental proposal that would achieve more comprehensive emissions reductions from oil and natural gas facilities by improving standards in the 2021 proposal and adding proposed requirements for sources not previously covered.
- Standards of Performance for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources and Emissions Guidelines for Existing Sources: Oil and Natural Gas Sector Climate Review (pdf)
- Regulatory Impact Analysis (pdf)
EPA will hold trainings November 17 and 30, 2022, to provide an overview of the supplemental proposal for communities, Tribal Nations and small businesses, along with information about how to effectively engage in the regulatory process. Register to attend a training.
- Overview Fact Sheet (pdf)
- Table of Covered Sources (pdf) .
- Fact sheets for:
- Changes Since the November 2021 Proposal and Key Areas Where EPA is Seeking Comment (pdf)
- How to Comment (pdf)
Technical Fact Sheets
- EPA’s Supplemental Proposal for Oil and Natural Gas Operations: Summary of Proposed Technical Requirements (pdf)
- Proposed Changes to Appendix K (pdf)
- Proposed regulatory text for:
- Appendix K – Supplemental Proposal (pdf)
- Summary of comment solicitations: