From Climate Extra

House Panel Backs Revised EPA Oil & Gas Methane Fee, Amid GOP Attack

September 14, 2021
The House Energy & Commerce Committee is advancing a slightly revised version of its EPA-administered fee on methane emissions from oil and gas companies as part of Democrats’ sweeping budget “reconciliation” bill, but Republicans are seeking to brand the policy and other provisions as an inflationary tax on the public. During a Sept. 13 markup, the committee voted 31-26 to approve the air pollution-related subtitle of its broader reconciliation package, after easing some provisions of the methane fee policy but...

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