House Science Panel Floats Bills To Boost Methane Emissions Scrutiny

September 29, 2022
Lawmakers on the House science committee are floating three bills to ramp up scrutiny of methane emissions by multiple federal agencies, including legislation that would direct EPA to conduct a pilot study quantifying oil and gas operations’ methane emissions in a prelude to a possible national methane “census.” The proposals build on a prior committee report and hearing that developed recommendations for improving monitoring, quantification and control of methane emissions, at a time when EPA is developing first-time rules to...

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