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EPA Faulted For Relying On State Methane Rules But Not Tallying Emissions

October 10, 2018
EPA's claims that it can rely on state programs to limit methane leaks at oil and gas operations in lieu of federal rules are drawing fire from environmentalists who say that EPA's analysis for its methane rule rollback proposal fails to quantify the pollution cuts -- or lack thereof -- from the state programs. Even as they argue that the state rules are no substitute for federal requirements, advocates are urging states to bolster their oil and gas emissions controls...

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