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January 29, 2016

DOI Flaring Rule Could Crimp Tribal Oil & Gas Plans

Law360

The Department of Interior recently proposed a rule that would reduce emissions by curbing the venting and flaring of natural gas on public and tribal lands. The rule could create heavy infrastructure compliance burdens, particularly for tribes fighting to gain a foothold in the industry.

“The federal government has taken two sides on this issue,” said attorney Tara Kaushik. “On the one hand, they want to propose rules like this to ‘protect the tribes’ and tribal resources, and some folks want that. But some other folks don’t, and they’re not really giving them a choice.”

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