GOP States Urge D.C. Circuit To Stay EPA’s Oil & Gas Methane Limits

April 12, 2024
A coalition of two dozen Republican-led states is urging an appellate court to pause implementation of EPA’s methane standards for the oil and gas sector, arguing the rule is “legally unsound” because it limits states’ discretion to write implementation plans for existing sources. “The rule’s sweeping reordering of our nation’s oil and gas industries deserves appropriate review. The court should stay this rule pending petitioners’ legal challenge,” says an April 12 motion to stay the rule, filed by the Oklahoma-led...

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