Group files petition against EPA's "flawed" oil, gas emission estimates

12/20/2011 | Hill, The

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce submitted a petition under the Data Quality Act asking the Environmental Protection Agency to re-evaluate the high volume assessment of greenhouse-gas and other emissions from oil and natural gas wells. "Researchers, financial analysts and other governmental bodies have relied on EPA's flawed estimates of natural gas emissions from unconventional shale gas well completions in a number of research reports and policy consideration," according to the petition.

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