White House Begins Reviewing EPA Rule Implementing IRA Methane Fee

May 22, 2023
The White House regulatory office is reviewing EPA’s draft proposal for implementing the Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA) oil and gas methane fee, a package also expected to start discussion of proposed updates to related reporting rules to enable more accurate calculation of the sector’s methane emissions. The move signals continuing EPA efforts to advance methane controls, with officials separately preparing to finalize tougher methane emissions standards for both new and existing oil and gas facilities. Stakeholders have been grappling with...

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