From Climate Extra

CARB Eyes Tighter Methane Rules For Oil & Gas Sector Amid EPA Actions

September 22, 2022
California air board officials are floating concepts to tighten methane emission-control rules for the oil and gas sector, in part to align with pending first-time EPA rules for the industrial sources as well as to increase emission reductions to meet the state’s longer-term climate targets. The longer-term concepts include prohibiting “venting from intermittent pneumatic controllers”; prohibiting “venting of associated gas”; and allowing alternative leak detection and repair (LDAR) “approaches that achieve equivalent or better emission reductions,” according to a California...


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