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As EPA Faces Doubts, API Floats Options For 2-Year Methane NSPS Delay

August 09, 2017
As EPA faces doubts over its authority to delay Obama-era methane limits for new oil and gas drilling operations, a major oil and gas industry group is presenting a menu of legal authorities the agency could use to justify the proposed two-year delay in a likely attempt to shore up vulnerabilities following the agency's court loss over its 90-day stay of the rule. In July 27 comments , the American Petroleum Institute (API) says EPA possesses “multiple sources of legal...


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