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EPA Takes Important Step on Methane, but Greater Action Needed


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EPA Takes Important Step on Methane, but Greater Action Needed

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WASHINGTON -

Today the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule to reduce methane from the oil and gas industry. This proposed rule is the latest part of the Obama administration’s strategy to reduce methane emissions across various sectors. Methane is a greenhouse gas that is 87 times as potent as carbon dioxide over a 20 year timeframe.

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