EPA's drilling-pollution rules line up with Wyoming's, officials say

Wyoming officials are examining the Environmental Protection Agency's emissions-reduction rules for oil and natural gas wells, and they say drillers are already required to follow similar policies in the state. "Wyoming is really out in front with the majority of this stuff," said John Robitaille, vice president of the Petroleum Association of Wyoming. Gov. Matt Mead said that the EPA should have allowed states to be the sole regulators of drilling.

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