EPA Vows Case-By-Case Enforcement Of Revived Oil & Gas Methane NSPS

July 1, 2021
EPA is promising a “case-by-case” enforcement approach to reinstated methane and other air rules for new oil and gas facilities, underscoring the sudden legal shift in the agency’s climate rules after President Joe Biden signed a congressional resolution rescinding a Trump-era rule that had deregulated the sector. But the agency in a June 30 question-and-answer guidance document is nonetheless citing an array of immediate responsibilities for all newly re-regulated facilities, including the need for facilities that began construction or modification...

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