States Advance Variety Of Legal Claims Against EPA Methane Standards

April 15, 2024
States are advancing a variety of legal arguments against EPA’s oil and gas sector methane rule, including long-running claims that the rule is unlawful as a threshold matter due to a lack of a source-specific “endangerment” finding, as well as assertions that the rule tramples on state authority to set unique limits for existing sources in the sector. The legal pitches surface in both an April 12 request from two dozen GOP-led states that an appellate court stay EPA’s rule,...

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