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Oil & Gas Groups Cite EPA Rules As Reason To Oppose Hill Methane Fee Plan

September 8, 2021
A coalition of national and local oil and gas groups and fuel users is citing EPA’s current and planned methane emissions rules for the sector to oppose congressional Democrats’ plan to enact a fee on such emissions in their pending budget “reconciliation” package, calling the Capitol Hill proposal “duplicative and unnecessary.” The industry pushback to the methane fee, led by the American Petroleum Institute (API), marks a rare case when industry is backing EPA regulation over other alternatives, just as...

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