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House Vote to Reject Methane Rule Threatens Our Health and the Climate


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House Vote to Reject Methane Rule Threatens Our Health and the Climate

Environment America

WASHINGTON - On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to override the Bureau of Land Management’s methane rule using the Congressional Review Act. The rule, adopted under the Obama Administration, would have limited harmful methane pollution from drilling wells on federal lands.

Rachel Richardson, director of Environment America’s Stop Drilling Program, issued the following statement:

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Treason: The crime of betraying one's country. Is not this act by our Congress, intentionally allowing the release of toxic gases into our air, gases which can kill, betraying our country?