U.S. to Target Existing Oil, Gas Wells in Effort to Cut Methane Emissions

11 Mar 2016   Air Quality, Climate

The Obama administration is expected to announce its first step toward regulating methane emissions from hundreds of thousands of oil and natural gas wells across the U.S., a move likely to face pushback from an industry battered by cheap oil and to be cheered by environmentalists. The administration is planning to make the announcement Thursday alongside similar actions by Canada, whose new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, will be visiting the White House for the first time in office, according to people…

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