Observers Cite Multiple Variables Affecting New Methane Fee’s GHG Cuts

August 15, 2022
Experts are flagging multiple variables that will affect how many greenhouse gas cuts are generated by the first-time fee on oil and gas methane emissions approved by Congress, including several future actions by EPA and states that could alter the applicability of the fee. The fee, which is aimed at large emitters in the sector, is projected to raise over $6 billion by the end of the decade, according to budget analysts. But several variables could affect the levy, and...

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