States Fault EPA’s Legal Push For Deference Over Methane Rollback

October 6, 2020
California and 19 other mostly Democratic-led states are urging a federal appeals court to ignore EPA’s call to grant the agency deference and uphold its policy easing methane air rules for oil and gas drilling, countering that the action is unlawful and reiterating calls for judges to grant an emergency stay of the regulatory decision. In particular, the coalition of states as well as the District of Columbia and other litigants says in an Oct. 5 reply filed with the...

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