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Wall Street Journal: EPA proposes rule easing regulation of methane emissions

Aug 29, 2019 - CNN

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a new rule that would ease the regulation of methane emissions at a time when greenhouse gas emissions are at their highest -- the latest rollback of an environmental protection introduced under former President Barack Obama.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the EPA's proposed rule, expected this week, would no longer require the oil and gas industry to install technologies that monitor and limit leaks from new wells, tanks and pipelines...