GPA Midstream Association



Below is an archive of GPA Midstream comments filed with state and federal agencies on issues important to the midstream industry and our member companies.

2017

2016
2015
2014

 

Comments filed in 2017

Date Filed

GPA Midstream Comments on PHMSA Interim Final Rule "Pipeline Safety: Safety of Underground Natural Gas Storage Facilities"
Docket ID No. PHMSA-2016-0016
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02-17-17

GPA Midstream Comments on EPA Proposed Rule on Renewables Enhancement and Growth Support Rule; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 221 (November 16, 2016); RIN 2060-AS66
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0041
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02-16-17

GPA Midstream Comments on Proposed Rule on Implementation of the 2015 National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone: Nonattainment Area Classifications and State Implantation Plan Requirements; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 222 (Thursday, November 17, 2016); RIN 2060-AS82
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0202
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02-13-17

GPA Midstream Comments on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Proposed Regional Conditions for the 2017 Nationwide Permit Program
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02-12-17

GPA Midstream Request for Extension of Comment Period on EPA-HQ-TRI-2016-0390; addition of Natural Gas Processing Facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory
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02-10-17

GPA Midstream Letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao
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02-08-17

Coalition letter urging United States Senate leaders to pass the Regulatory Accountability Act
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02-06-17

Substantial Finding and Status Review for Lesser Prairie Chicken; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 230
Docket No. FWS–R2-ES-2016-0133
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01-30-17

 

Comments filed in 2016

Date Filed

GPA Midstream Comments on Interim Final Rule, "Pipeline Safety: Enhanced Emergency Order Procedures"
Docket ID PHMSA-2016-0091
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12-13-16

Coalition Letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan Regarding Regulatory Accountability Act
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12-05-16

Coalition Letter to Administrator Howard Shelanski Regarding EPA's Proposed Risk Management Program Regulations
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11-29-16

GPA Midstream Comments on Proposed Oil and Gas Information Collection Request (Docket ID: EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0204, EPA ICR No. 2548.01, OMB Control No. 2060)
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10-31-16

Multi-Association Infrastructure Letter to the Secretary of the U.S. Army, Secretary of the Interior and the Attorney General of the United States
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10-20-16

GPA Midstream Letter to EPA re: the ICR for Oil and Gas Facilities
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09-14-16

GPA Midstream v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Non-Binding Statement of Issues to be Raised
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09-07-16

GPA Midstream Follow-Up Letter to EPA After ICR Meeting on Aug. 25, 2016
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09-06-16

GPA Midstream Comments on the Joint U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service Habitat Conservation Planning Handbook; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 124 (Tuesday, June 28, 2016)
Docket No. FWS-HQ-ES-2016-0004
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08-29-16

GPA Midstream Request to Review EPA's FAQ Document Related to NSPS OOOOa
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08-26-16

GPA Midstream Request for Partial Reconsideration and Stay of EPA's Final Rule Entitled Oil and Natural Gas Sector; Emission Standards for New, Modified, and Reconstructed Sources, 81 Fed. Reg. 35,824 (June 3, 2016)
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505
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08-02-16

GPA Midstream Comments on EPA's Proposed Oil and Gas Information Collection Request
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2016-0204
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08-02-16

GPA Midstream Comments on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Proposal to Reissue and Modify Nationwide Permits; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 105 (Wednesday, June 1, 2016)
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08-01-16

Coalition letter for H.R. 5668, the “Transparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2016
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07-14-16

GPA Midstream Comments on PHMSA Proposed Rule on Pipeline Safety: Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 68 (Friday, April 8, 2016)
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07-07-16

GPA Midstream Comments on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Candidate Conservation Agreements With Assurances; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 86 (May 4, 2016)
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07-05-16

GPA Midstream Comments on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Revisions to Regulations for Candidate Conservation Agreements With Assurances; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 86 (May 4, 2016)
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07-05-16

GPA Midstream Request to EPA for Extension to Comment Period for the "Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Information Collection Effort for Oil and Gas Facilities" Published in the Federal Register on June 3, 2016
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06-16-16

GPA Midstream Comments on Draft National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) General Permit for Stormwater Discharges From Construction Activities; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 69
Docket No. EPA–HQ–OW–2015–0828
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05-29-16

GPA Midstream Letter to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin Supporting HB 2599 - Act Relating to Unmanned Aircraft
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05-13-16

GPA Midstream Comments on Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs under the Clean Air Act; Proposed Rule
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OEM-2015-0725
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05-13-16

GPA Midstream Comments on 2016 Sunset Staff Report on the Railroad Commission of Texas
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05-13-16

GPA Midstream Comments on Proposed Revisions to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mitigation Policy; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 45
Docket No. FWS–HQ–ES–2015–0126
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05-09-16

GPA Midstream Comments on North Dakota Industrial Commission, Department of Mineral Resources, Oil and Gas Division Proposed Rule Change and Adoption of New Rules
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04-25-16

GPA Midstream Comments on Bureau of Land Management’s “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation” Proposed Rule at 81 FR 6616 (February 8, 2016)
Docket No. 1004-AE14
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04-22-16

Support letter for H.R. 4775, the “Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016”
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04-18-16

GPA Midstream Supports Voting Yes on Oklahoma'a HB 2599
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04-2016

GPA Midstream Comments on Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Leak Detection Methodology Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems; Proposed Rule (Docket EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0764)
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03-15-16

GPA Midstream Supports Voting No on Oklahoma'a SB 1411
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02-2016

General Comments on EPA’s memo titled “Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: Revisions under Consideration for Gathering and Boosting Emissions, February 2016”
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02-29-16

Follow-up Letter in Response to Pennsylvania's Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force's Final Report
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02-26-16

Request for Extension to Public Comment Period Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0764; Proposed Rule for Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: Leak Detection Methodology Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems; Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 19 (Friday, January 29, 2016); RIN 2060-AS73
Docket NO. EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0764
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02-04-16

Comments on PHMSA Proposed Rule on Pipeline Safety: Safety of Hazardous Liquids Pipelines; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 197 (Tuesday, October 13, 2015); RIN 2137-AE66
Docket No. PHMSA 2010 – 0229
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01-08-16

Coalition letter to the U.S. House of Representatives supporting H.R. 712, the "Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlement Act"
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01-06-16

 

Comments filed in 2015

Date Filed

Comments on the Pennsylvania Governor’s Draft Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force February 2016 Report
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12-29-15

Proposed Rule on Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Site Security; Federal Register Vol. 80. No. 133 (Monday, July 13, 2015); RIN 1004-AE15
Docket No. BLM-2015-0003 (Onshore Order No. 3)
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12-14-15

Proposed Rule on Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Oil; Federal Register Vol. 80. No. 189 (Wednesday, September 30, 2015); RIN 1004-AE16
Docket No. BLM-2015-0004 (Onshore Order No. 4)
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12-14-15

Proposed Rule on Onshore Oil and Gas Operations; Federal and Indian Oil and Gas Leases; Measurement of Gas; Federal Register Vol. 80. No. 197 (Tuesday, October 13, 2015); RIN 1004-AE17
Docket No. BLM-2015-0005 (Onshore Order No. 5)
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12-14-15

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Risk Management Modernization Rule; Small Business Advocacy Review Panel
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12-09-15

Comments on Control Techniques Guidelines for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2015-0216
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12-04-15

GPA Comments on Oil and Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New and Modified Sources, Proposed Rule
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505
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12-04-15

GPA Comments on Review of New Sources and Modifications in Indian Country: Federal Implementation Plan for Managing Air Emissions from True Minor Sources Engaged in Oil and Gas Production in Indian Country, Proposed Rule
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2014-0606
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12-04-15

GPA Comments on Source Determination for Certain Emission Units in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector; Proposed Rulemaking
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0684
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12-04-15

GPA comments on NOPR “Request for Revision of a Previously Approved Information Collection—National Pipeline Mapping System Program” (OMB Control No. 2137–0596)
Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0092
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11-25-15

GPA joint letter with other organizations to Congress regarding ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards
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11-06-15

GPA joint comments with other organizations on Amendments to Regional Consistency Regulations, Proposed Rule
Docket ID No. EPAHQ- OAR-2014-0616, 80 Fed. Reg. 50250
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11-03-15

GPA Request for Extension to Public Comment Period: Proposed Rule for Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New and Modified Sources; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 181
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10-07-15

GPA Request for Extension to Public Comment Period: Proposed Rule for Source Determination for Certain Emission Units in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 181
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10-07-15

GPA Request for Extension to Public Comment Period: Notice of Availability; Release of Draft Control Techniques Guidelines for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 181
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10-07-15

GPA Request for Extension to Public Comment Period: Proposed Rule for Review of New Sources and Modifications in Indian Country: Federal Implementation Plan for Managing Air Emissions from True Minor Sources Engaged in Oil and Natural Gas Production in Indian Country; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 181
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10-07-15

Multi-industry letter supporting S. 2006, the “Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015”
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09-14-15

GPA comments on PHMSA Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Concerning Operation Qualification, Cost Recovery, Accident and Incident Notification, and Other Pipeline Safety Proposed Changes
Docket No. PHMSA-2013-0163
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09-08-15

GPA joint comments with other organizations on Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; Arkansas; Regional Haze and Interstate Visibility Transport Federal Implementation Plan, Proposed Rule
Docket No. EPA–R06–OAR–2015–0189
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08-07-15

GPA comments on IRS Proposed Rule on Qualifying Income From Activities of Publically Traded Partnerships With Respect to Minerals or Natural Resources; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 87 (May 6, 2015); RIN 1545-BM43
Docket No. REG-132634-14
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08-04-15

GPA comments on PHMSA Proposed Rule on Pipeline Safety: Plastic Pipe Rule; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 98 (Thursday, May 21, 2015); RIN 2137-AE93
Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0098
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07-31-15

Multi-association letter to U.S. President Barack Obama in support of maintaining the existing ground-level ozone standard
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07-29-15

GPA request for comments extension on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Pipeline Safety: Plastic Pipe Rule; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 98 (Thursday, May 21, 2015) RIN 2137-AE93
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07-21-15

GPA comments on Final Rule and Interim Rule on Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing the Northern Long-Eared Bat With a Rule Under Section 4 (d) of the Act; Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 63 (Thursday, April 2, 2015); RIN 1018-AY98
Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2011-0024
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07-01-15

GPA comments on the proposed rulemaking “Electronic Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for New Source Performance Standards”, published at 80 Fed. Reg. 15100 (March 20, 2015)
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2009-0174
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06-18-15

GPA letter supporting H.R. 2295, the National Energy Security Corridors Act
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06-09-15

GPA comments on Small Business Advocacy Review Panel for the EPA rulemaking “Emissions Standards for New and Modified Sources in the Oil and Natural Gas Sector”
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05-28-15

GPA letter supporting S.411, the Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act
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05-13-15

Multi-industry letter supporting S. 280, the “Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2015”
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05-04-15

GPA comments to EPA in support of the proposed NSPS Subpart OOOO rule revisions as published in the March 23, 2014 Federal Register
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2010-0505-4754
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04-22-15

GPA letter to PHMSA regarding the midstream industry's desire to have an opportunity to comment on any proposal to further regulate onshore gas gathering lines and the option to use composite materials
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04-08-15

GPA joint comments with other lead trade associations on CEQ's Revised Draft Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Reviews
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03-25-15

GPA comments on CEQ's Revised Draft Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Reviews
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03-25-15

Coalition letter to members of the House Committee on the Judiciary supporting H.R. 348, the “Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development (RAPID) Act of 2015”
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03-23-15

GPA comments on EPA’s proposed rule on National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2008-0699
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03-17-15

GPA comments on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed rule on Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants
Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2011-0024
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03-17-15

GPA comments on EPA’s proposed rule revisions to the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule Subpart W for Gathering and Booster Station
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02-24-15

GPA Petition for Reconsideration of the EPA Oil and Natural Gas rule: New Source Performance Standards Subpart OOOO
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02-19-15

GPA comments to the Railroad Commission of Texas on the proposed revisions to Form T-4 - Application for Permit to Operate a Pipeline in Texas; T-4B, Pipeline Transfer Certification
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02-10-15

GPA-supported Natural Gas Council comments on answers submitted in response to FERC's data requests to each U.S. Regional Transmission Organization and Independent System Operator
Docket No. RM14-2-000
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02-02-15

GPA request for extension to the comment period for EPA's proposed "Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule: 2015 Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Petroleum and Natural Gas Systems."
Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2014–0831
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01-09-15

 

Comments filed in 2014

Date Filed

GPA comments on EPA's Proposed Revisions to AP-42 Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Sources Section 13.5 Industrial Flares
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12-17-14

GPA Request for Revision of a Previously Approved Information Collection - National Pipeline Mapping System Program (OMB Control No. 2137-0596)
Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0092
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12-01-14

GPA comments on FERC NOPR: Coordination of the Scheduling Processes of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and Public Utilities
Docket No. RM14-2-000
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11-26-14

GPA comments on “Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’ Under the Clean Water Act”
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OW-2011-0880
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11-14-14

GPA comments on EPA's Supplemental Proposal to Address Affirmative Defense Provisions in States Included in the Petition for Rulemaking and in Additional States
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2012-0322
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11-06-14

GPA comments in response to Executive Order 13650, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency request for information related to potential revisions to its Risk Management Plan regulation.
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OEM-2014-0328
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10-29-14

GPA comments on 12-Month Finding on Petition To List the Northern Long-Eared Bat and the Eastern Small-Footed Bat as Endangered or Threatened Species and Proposed Rule
Docket No. FWS-R5-ES-2011-0024
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08-29-14

GPA comments on Managing Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Production in Indian Country
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0151
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08-20-14

GPA comments in response to the EPA's “Interim Chemical Accident Prevention Advisory: Design of LPG Installations at Natural Gas Processing Plants.”
Docket No. EPA 540-F-14-001
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07-31-14

GPA comments on proposed General Permits and Permits by Rule for the Federal Minor New Source Review Program in Indian Country, published at 79 Federal Register 2546
Docket No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2014-0410
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07-23-14

GPA comments in response to EPA's White Papers on Methane and VOC Emissions in the Oil and Gas Sector
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06-16-14

GPA comments in response to Executive Order 13650, the multi-agency Working Group established by Executive Order 13650 published a list of options relating to Section 6(a) of the Executive Order for improving chemical facility safety and security.
Docket No. OSHA-2013-0026
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03-31-14

GPA comments on General Permits and Permits by Rule for the Federal Minor New Source Review Program in Indian Country
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2011-0151
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03-14-14