EPA Moves to Limit Methane Emissions

WASHINGTON (March 10, 2016) – The Obama Administration today announced plans to limit methane emissions from existing industrial oil and gas facilities. The following is a statement from David Doniger, director of the climate and clean air program at the Natural Resources Defense Council:

“No credible plan to combat climate change can ignore methane emissions, which are the second largest industrial source of climate-changing pollution after power plants. We welcome the administration's commitment to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to safeguard our communities and our planet. The danger is real and urgent and the Environmental Protection Agency must act without delay.”

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