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EPA Scraps Rule Requiring Oil And Gas Industry To Report Methane Pollution

By Alexander C. Kaufman

In May, the Environmental Protect Agency issued a new rule requiring oil and gas companies to report what equipment they use and how much methane ― a greenhouse gas 40 times more potent than carbon dioxide ― their drilling sites emit.

On Thursday, the agency’s newly sworn-in administrator, Scott Pruitt, scrapped a regulation deemed crucial to cutting planet-warming emissions as part of the Paris climate deal. …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green