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EPA grants Utah oil drillers exemptions from pollution rules
7/10/2018

Outgoing Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt offered Utah oil and natural gas producers relief from Obama-era ozone pollution rules, according to emails obtained by the Sierra Club in a lawsuit. The standards were "entirely unfair" in restricting oil and natural gas production in Utah, said Ryan Jackson, Pruitt's chief of staff, adding that the EPA may revise the rule.

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