Attorney Says EPA Methane Rules ‘Well Fortified’ Against Legal Attack

February 2, 2024
Clarification Appended A veteran environmental attorney expects EPA’s collection of rules to limit methane emissions from the oil and gas sector to largely withstand broad legal attacks from critics, arguing the policies will be more durable than other flagship climate rules such as greenhouse gas standards for cars and power plants. “The methane policies are particularly well fortified,” Van Ness Feldman attorney Kyle Danish told a Jan. 31 event hosted by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI). He cited a...

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