States urge court to require existing source methane cuts

July 7, 2020
Over a dozen states and environmentalists are urging a federal district court to require EPA to quickly submit a proposed schedule for implementing a rule requiring existing oil and gas facilities to reduce methane emissions, and to set “expeditious deadlines” for the agency to accomplish the task. “The Trump administration wants to stick its head in the sand for another three and a half years to set national methane standards," said California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) in a July...

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