31 Mar '17, 6pm

What you should know about this little-noticed Trump order on methane pollution

Buried in the sweeping executive order President Trump signed this week to undo critical climate and public health protections was a provision seeking to overturn limits on methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. As Trump launches an all-out assault on his predecessor’s climate initiatives, this little-noticed methane provision may seem like a side note. Unfortunately, it could have major implications for our nation. Rules benefit taxpayers and industry The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized common-sense clean air standards for new and modified oil and gas operations in May 2016 after a multi-year public and technical review. The Bureau of Land Management followed with a similar rule late last year that addresses methane pollution on federal and public lands. The EPA’s nationwide safeguards, now targeted by the Trump administration, were modeled after ...

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