EPA Enforcement Plan Spotlights GHG Cuts With Methane, HFC Focus

August 17, 2023
EPA’s newly updated enforcement plan is underscoring that climate mitigation is the agency’s “top priority,” with officials stating they will focus on curbing methane emissions from landfills and the oil and gas sector, as well as blocking illegal imports of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) often used as refrigerants. “EPA has documented widespread noncompliance in all three of these areas, resulting in potentially tens of thousands of tons of unlawful emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants,” the agency says in an Aug...

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