Groups Spar Over Multiple Technical, Legal Issues In EPA Methane Rule

February 16, 2023
Environmentalists are touting new analysis to defend EPA’s proposed oil and gas sector methane curbs, even as state air regulators call for federal funds to help implement the standards, and the agency’s harshest critics appear poised to challenge the rule’s threshold legal authority. The divergent views are reflected in formal comments filed by a Feb. 13 deadline on EPA’s supplemental methane emissions plan. The arguments also underscore continuing debate on a proposed super-emitter response program (SERP) aimed at bolstering the...

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