05 Feb '18, 5pm

BREAKING: XTO Energy calls for methane regulation. EDF statement @RatnerBen

“XTO’s support for regulation is a step in the right direction. However, the proposed elements of a regulatory program fall short in several key respects, including the scope of emissions sources it would cover and the strength of the measures themselves. EDF looks forward to working with leading companies and other stakeholders to support methane regulations that build from and improve upon federal and state regulatory models and ensure that we are tapping all cost-effective solutions to comprehensively address oil and gas methane emissions. “Responsible oil and gas producers must prepare for the future by minimizing methane emissions in their operations and supporting common-sense policies to level the playing field. XTO’s announcement rightly recognizes that government action is essential to address methane emissions across the entire industry. “Today’s announcement sta...

Full article: https://www.edf.org/media/xto-energy-calls-methane-regula...

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