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EPA's Actions to Reduce Methane and Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from the Oil and Natural Gas Industry: Final Rules and Draft Information Collection Request Fact Sheet and Presentation

This page contains a May 2016 fact sheets and presentation summarizing the May 2016 final rule to reduce methane and volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from the oil and natural gas industry.

These documents contain answers to common questions for these requirements.

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