Academics Fault EPA's Revised Methane Damage Values As 'Biased,' 'Flawed'

December 18, 2017
Academic supporters of greenhouse gas regulations are criticizing the Trump EPA's “interim” estimates of climate-related damages from methane, the potent GHG, charging that they ignore a series of recommendations from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on similar damage estimates and are “biased” toward finding few damages. The comments respond to an EPA data notice on its plan to delay implementation of the Obama EPA's first-time methane standards for new oil and gas equipment. In the notice, the agency outlined...

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