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Industry Highlights Risks Of Administrative Attack On BLM Methane Rule

March 20, 2017
Industry sources are underscoring the potential hazards of administrative efforts to target the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) regulation limiting venting and flaring of methane from oil and gas facilities, amid continued uncertainty over whether Republicans in the Senate can muster enough votes to quickly scrap the rule. Opponents of the rule argue that a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) would be a relatively fast way to rescind the measure, which they see as burdensome and...

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