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EPA Agrees To Industry Request To Reconsider Parts Of Methane Rule

May 31, 2024
EPA is agreeing to reconsider two elements of its methane standards for the oil and gas industry in response to a petition from two major industry trade groups, a decision that comes amid high-stakes requests for a court to stay implementation of the rule pending the conclusion of legal challenges. Tomás Carbonell, EPA’s deputy assistant administrator for stationary sources, writes in a May 6 letter to the American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Exploration & Production Council (AXPC) that the...

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