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EPA’s Final Rule on New Sources of Methane Coming ‘Soon’

Posted by Steve Schram on April 28, 2016 at 10:56 AM

Originally published on April 27, 2016 on Morning Consult by Jack Fitzpatrick.

The Environmental Protection Agency is on the verge of finalizing its proposed rule regulating methane emissions from new facilities, an administration official said Wednesday, although further details were scarce.

The Obama administration is taking several paths forward in its fight against methane emissions. On Wednesday, administration officials responded to criticism of overlapping red tape, and hesitantly offered hints as to how and when the patchwork of regulations will come together.

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