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View from the blog-o-sphereU.S. EPA Proposes New Rules to Curb Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Sector

By Mike Mills and Parissa Florez – Mineral Law Blog – August 20, 2015
On August 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released proposed regulations aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from oil and gas facilities. These first-ever proposed standards are a key part of a broader strategy, under the President’s Climate Action Plan, to cut methane emissions in the sector by 40% to 45% below 2012 levels in the next decade. For full blog post, click here.

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