Environmentalists Seek ‘Protective’ EPA Methane Rules For Oil & Gas

September 9, 2021
Environmentalists are detailing a series of requests for EPA’s upcoming proposal to strengthen methane requirements for oil and gas equipment, pressing for “protective” standards without “carveouts” for low-producing wells that the advocates say are a significant contributor to emissions of the potent greenhouse gas. “Protective EPA rules that capitalize on readily available means to reduce methane and other pollution are common-sense and required to avoid the worst impacts of climate change and protect frontline communities,” 72 national and local environmental...


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