CRA Risks Downplayed As Democrats Seek To Revoke EPA Methane Rule

March 25, 2021
Democrats are poised to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to scrap the Trump EPA’s rule that rescinded direct oil and gas methane limits, despite earlier concerns from some Democratic supporters about lending credence to a deregulatory tool whose use many environmentalists have long opposed. But sources say there may be few risks to using it in this specific case given that the methane rule was essentially “all bad” from the viewpoint of defenders of strong regulations, according to James...

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