EPA Methane Supplemental To Elaborate On Alternative Compliance Steps

May 23, 2022
EPA is underscoring its interest in allowing greater use of alternative technologies to detect and curb emissions of methane in upcoming oil and gas methane rules, while also indicating more specific options for such flexibility may be included in a supplemental proposal the agency has promised sometime this spring. The goal resurfaces in EPA’s response to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that presses EPA and the Interior Department to ramp up efforts to cut methane from oil and...

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