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Expanding Legal Fight, Environmentalists Seek Stay Of EPA Methane Rule

September 16, 2020
A coalition of 10 environmental groups including Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is asking a federal appeals court to immediately stay EPA’s final policy “review” scrapping direct methane emissions on new oil and gas facilities, expanding the legal fight over the rollback of the Obama-era policy. The stay request also combines a request for emergency stay with a call for the court to “stay or vacate” the regulation. “The Recission Rule takes effect immediately and will...

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