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July 29, 2014 06:00 ET

Could Tighter Federal Ozone Standards Slow Oil & Gas Production in Eagle Ford Shale? -- an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2014) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Surging Oil & Gas Production in the Eagle Ford Shale could create federal regulatory problems for the greater Houston, Dallas and San Antonio metropolitan areas in the coming years. Oil & gas production, transportation, storage or processing releases volatile organic compounds (VOCs), oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and carbon monoxide (CO). VOCs can cause respiratory and neurological problems. Some VOCs, such as benzene, can cause cancer.

Within this article: Details regarding the National Ambient Air Quality Standards and the possible impact on Texas oil and gas production.

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