New Dust Regulation Latest Obama Attempt to Regulate O&G

The Obama Administration continues to push aggressive new regulations (i.e. unlegislated laws) to control the oil and gas industry in the United States. We’ve covered, extensively, the EPA’s egregious violations in this respect. Another agency that hassles the industry is OSHA–the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, part of the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Obama’s OSHA weenies are set to push through new dust regulations that will affect the drilling industry. These new standards apply to silica (or sand) dust. Silica is used in fracking. Here’s the latest attack on the industry…

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