Ozone

Appeals Court Upholds Obama-Era Ozone Standard

A three-judge panel had upheld changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) first proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) four years ago.

August 23, 2019

Colorado E&Ps Assist in Cutting Ozone-Causing Pollutants

Plugging and reclaiming 4,000 old wells in Colorado has allowed the oil and natural gas sector to slash ozone-causing pollutants, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) reported on Monday.

June 13, 2018

Colorado E&Ps Reducing Emissions Even as Production Climbs, Says COGA

Improvements have been made and can continue to be made in efforts to reduce air pollution, even as Colorado’s population grows and oil and gas drilling continues, according to Colorado’s top oil and gas trade group.

June 30, 2017

Colorado Expects to Meet 2008 Federal Ozone Standard, But Goal is Moving

The Denver metropolitan area is expected to meet the 2008 federal ozone standard of 75 parts per billion (ppb), officials at the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) said recently, but it may turn out to be too little too late, since the Obama administration has already raised the standard.

November 29, 2016

Ten States, Industry Groups Urge Appellate Court to Vacate EPA’s Tighter Ozone Standard

Ten states and several industry organizations, including the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), have filed petitions in federal appellate court challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

April 28, 2016

Ten States, Industry Groups Urge Appellate Court to Vacate EPA’s Tighter Ozone Standard

Ten states and several industry organizations, including the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), have filed petitions in federal appellate court challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed changes to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

April 28, 2016

Air Pollution Worsens in Wyoming Counties; Oil/Gas Cited by Report

Running counter to national trends, ozone pollution levels in seven counties in Wyoming have worsened this year, according to the annual “State of the Air 2016” report from the American Lung Association (ALA), which was released on Wednesday.

April 22, 2016

Air Pollution Worsens in Wyoming Counties; Oil/Gas Cited by Report

Running counter to national trends, ozone pollution levels in seven counties in Wyoming have worsened this year, according to the annual “State of the Air 2016” report from the American Lung Association (ALA), which was released on Wednesday.

April 22, 2016

Colorado Lawmakers Want to Halt Tougher Federal Ozone Standard

State legislators spoke out against new, more stringent federal ozone standards as a prelude to a stakeholder meeting held Thursday in Denver by Colorado air pollution officials who are focused on implementing the older, 2008 ozone standard by 2017. Government and business officials in the state are lined up strongly opposed to the tougher requirement.

March 21, 2016

New Ozone Standard Could Provide Opportunities For NGVs

The Obama administration’s proposed new ozone standard could expand opportunities for the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV), according to both industry and government sources.

October 5, 2015
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