DOJ seeks to pause suit over EPA oil & gas methane rollback

February 3, 2021
The Biden administration is urging an appellate court to pause litigation challenging the Trump EPA’s rollback of direct methane standards for new oil and gas facilities, a major policy that top administration officials have already said they will review and likely try to reverse. The request comes in a Feb. 1 motion from the Biden Justice Department (DOJ) urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to pause its consideration of State of California, et al....

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