In Multipollutant Bid, Petition Seeks VOC Rules For Oil & Gas Methane

April 6, 2021
A coalition of more than 400 environmental groups is petitioning EPA to regulate oil and gas industry emissions of the greenhouse gas methane as a volatile organic compound (VOC) in Clean Air Act permits to curb not only methane but also ozone, part of environmentalists’ growing push for multipollutant air rules for specific sectors. In their petition filed with EPA April 6, the groups including Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), Environmental Integrity Project, WildEarth Guardians and a host of local...

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