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EPA Seeks Quick Review Of Methane Rule Rollback In Bid To Derail Suit

June 2, 2020
EPA is seeking expedited White House review of its just-submitted draft final rule to rescind the Obama administration’s landmark direct methane controls on new and modified oil and gas facilities, a measure that once approved would have the effect of scuttling the legal predicate for existing source methane limits. The Department of Justice (DOJ) signals the move in a June 1 “notice of action ” filed on behalf of EPA as part of efforts to derail ongoing litigation filed by...

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