From Climate Extra

Senate Democrats Seek Budget Boost To Cut Landfill Methane Emissions

June 3, 2024
Nine Senate Democrats are urging appropriators to provide EPA with more than $11 million in new funding to bolster reductions of landfill methane emissions, adding to a series of recent advocacy efforts seeking greater attention to this issue including updated standards. The senators lay out their request in a May 13 letter to Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), chairman of the appropriations panel that funds EPA, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), the panel’s ranking member. They ask for “additional funding for...

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