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House Democrats’ Call For Methane ‘Census’ May Preview Spending Bill

June 10, 2022
Democrats on the House Science Committee have floated recommendations for new federal agency initiatives to boost monitoring, quantification and control of methane -- such as establishing a “methane census” program at EPA -- with an eye toward possible inclusion in stand-alone legislation or upcoming appropriations bills. The recommendations are contained in a Democratic committee staff report released June 8, and bolster the committee’s call for EPA to expand its oil and gas methane rule to include alternative methods for detecting...

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