Groups Say EPA Did Not Study Full Effect Of Nixing Oil & Gas Methane Rules

November 27, 2019
Environmental groups are alleging that EPA’s proposal to scuttle direct methane limits on new oil and gas sector sources is unlawful for a barrage of reasons, including the agency’s failure to quantify in detail the increased emissions that would be caused by the plan’s bar on regulation of existing facilities. The arguments surface in public comments filed with the agency on its Sept. 24 proposed changes to the 2016 new source performance standards (NSPS), which are being scrutinized not just...

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