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Pfluger Sounds off on Biden EPA Threatening Oil & Gas Production in the Permian Basin

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11) released the following statement in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) plan to re-designate the Permian Basin as a non-attainment area:

Rep. August Pfluger: “American families are being crushed by record-high gas prices and price hikes on all goods and groceries. Meanwhile, President Biden’s Administration is laser-focused on attacking American oil & gas producers to placate green new deal activists. This time, the administration is threatening Permian Basin producers with a potential Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) non-attainment designation.

“Slowing down production in the Permian Basin, the largest secure supply of energy in the world that supplies 40% of the United States’ production, will increase America's dependence on foreign oil and lead to higher costs at the pump. I will continue working with local, state, and federal leaders to ensure the Permian can continue fueling America and our allies around the world.”