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EPA Grants Request to Reconsider Methane NSPS Amid Abeyance Fight

April 19, 2017
EPA has granted petitions from energy industry groups to delay initial compliance dates for the Obama-era rule regulating methane emissions from new oil and gas sources and to reconsider aspects of the rule -- consistent with a request for relief industry had underscored in a recent filing backing an agency motion to pause litigation over the rule. The reconsideration proceedings come as EPA has already initiated a review of the methane new source performance standards (NSPS), first-time limits on emissions...

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