# EPA Air Pollution Rules Set for Fracking Wells

##### A new federal rule requires Marcellus Shale wells, pipelines and compressor stations in Pennsylvania, and oil and gas operations nationwide to reduce unhealthy air pollution emissions. It is the first comprehensive update of oil and gas industry air pollution regulations in decades.
April 19, 2012

A new federal rule requires Marcellus Shale wells, pipelines and compressor stations in Pennsylvania, and oil and gas operations nationwide to reduce unhealthy air pollution emissions. It is the first comprehensive update of oil and gas industry air pollution regulations in decades.

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