New Mexico, Hill Republicans Pan EPA Oil & Gas Methane Rule Rollback

October 30, 2019
EPA is facing strong criticism of its proposal to rescind direct methane limits for oil and gas operations from New Mexico, the country’s third-largest oil producer that is home to part of the Permian basin, as well as two congressional Republicans including one House member who has been a die-hard supporter of President Donald Trump. In Oct. 24 comments on EPA’s proposed rule to drop Obama-era methane requirements from its new source performance standards (NSPS) for the sector, New Mexico...

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