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Proposed Part 203 Oil and Natural Gas Sector

To support the goals and requirements of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, this proposed rulemaking aims to lower methane and VOC emissions for new and existing sources in NY's oil and natural gas sector. The proposed rulemaking also fulfills the requirements of EPA's 2016 Control Techniques Guidelines for the oil and gas industry.

Notice of Proposed Rule Making (PDF)

Supporting documents (PDF)

  • Express Terms Summary
  • Part 203 Express Terms
  • Part 200 Express Terms
  • Regulatory Impact Statement Summary
  • Regulatory Impact Statement
  • Job Impact Statement
  • Rural Area Flexibility Analysis
  • Regulatory Flexibility Analysis for Small Businesses and Local Governments

Comment period is closed.

Written statements must be submitted by 5 p.m. on July 26, 2021 to:

625 Broadway, 11th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-3250
ATTN: Ona Papageorgiou

Written comments on the SIP revision must be submitted by 5 p.m. on July 26, 2021. Comments and requests for information related to the SIP revision may be sent to:

Robert D. Bielawa, P.E.
Division of Air Resources
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-3251
Phone: (518) 402-8396

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