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State Oil, Gas Methane Controls Tougher Than Voluntary API Plan, EPA Rule

December 06, 2017
Pennsylvania's plan to issue a first-time general permit (GP) requiring new oil and gas facilities to limit methane emissions -- and a move by Colorado to expand its methane controls for the sector -- show that some of the most important oil and gas states are taking the lead in reducing emissions of the potent greenhouse gas, environmentalists say. The state actions contrast with a voluntary methane program announced this week by the American Petroleum Institute (API), a move the...


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