From Climate Extra

EPA Lawyer Says FERC Gas Reviews Should Align With Climate Goals

November 19, 2021
A top EPA lawyer is urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to take a broad approach to assessing and mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas projects it approves, arguing the commission’s actions should be viewed in the context of the Biden administration’s climate targets. “Current rates of fossil fuel production and consumption must be reduced significantly within the next decade, that means we have to decarbonize the power sector,” argued Melissa Hoffer, EPA’s principal deputy general counsel, during...


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