Proposed Methane Rules
In final stages of being adopted
Pennsylvania is in the final stages of approving a new rule under Chapter 129 that will control VOC emissions from oil and natural gas sources as part of Governor Wolf’s Methane Reduction Strategy.
The Draft Final-Form Annex A was published on October 27, 2021, over 18 months after the initially proposed rules were presented in April 2020. This final draft was presented to the AQTAC on December 9, 2021, the CAC on January 18, 2022, and most recently to the SBCAC on January 27, 2022. The proposed rules are expected to go final within the first quarter of 2022.
Access a copy of the latest draft and our summary of the changes here.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss these proposed rules with us, please don’t hesitate to contact us.