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EPA Targets Methane Emissions from Oil & Gas Industry in New Rule, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Oct 1, 2015) - Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Washington, D.C.) this summer released a draft rule aimed at reducing emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from new and modified sources in the Oil & Gas Industry. The rule, sharply criticized as unnecessary by the industry, is expected to reduce methane emissions by 340,000 to 400,000 short tons by 2025, a reduction of about 22%. That reduction accounts for about half of the Obama administration's goal to cut methane emissions from the Oil & Gas Industry by 40% to 45% by 2025, compared to 2012.

Within this article: Details on the debate over the EPA's draft rule to reduce methane emissions by oil and gas producers.

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Source: Marketwired (October 1, 2015 - 6:30 AM EDT)

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