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McEachin Seeks ‘Robust’ EPA Funding For Landfill Methane Monitoring

September 12, 2022
Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA) is urging EPA Administrator Michael Regan to provide a “robust allocation” of federal grant dollars from the major new climate change law to improve the accuracy of monitoring methane emissions, particularly from landfills, warning that current methods dramatically undercount the potent greenhouse gas. McEachin makes the request in a Sept. 12 letter to Regan, noting that section 60105 of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) appropriates $20 million for EPA to issue Clean Air Act grants “for...

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