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EPA Floats Structure, Rationale For Third-Party Methane Monitoring Plan

November 16, 2022
EPA is filling in the details of a proposed program that could enable third parties to report large methane leaks and seek remediation from oil and gas operators, with the agency seeking to broaden third-party monitoring of such emissions while also ensuring the approach is legally defensible and produces reliable reports. The details of the proposed “super-emitter response program,” outlined in EPA’s Nov. 11 supplemental methane standards for the sector, include an emissions threshold targeting the “most significant and harmful...

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