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Litigation: States challenge EPA rollback of oil & gas methane limits

September 14, 2020
A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by California is seeking federal court review of the Trump EPA’s rule scuttling methane limits for new oil and gas facilities, opening a new legal front against Trump administration moves to weaken emissions controls on the sector. The Sept. 14 lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit challenges the agency’s final policy “review” of its 2016 new source performance standards (NSPS), one of two recent EPA...

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