Groups Diverge On Flexibility For Monitoring Options In EPA Methane Plan

February 21, 2023
EPA’s approaches for allowing alternative leak detection technologies to comply with its oil and gas methane rules are sparking contrasting views, with both environmental and industry groups expressing generic support for the effort but split on details such as how EPA finds an alternative approach is equivalent to conventional methods. Oil and gas producers and technology vendors are generally arguing in formal comments on EPA’s supplemental proposal that the approach is too inflexible and could discourage use of alternative technologies...

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