US Senate restores Obama-era methane controls for oil and gas sector

Published 22:41 on April 28, 2021  /  Last updated at 22:41 on April 28, 2021  /  Americas, International, US  /  No Comments

A bipartisan group of Senators approved a resolution on Wednesday that would nullify Trump-era regulations on methane emissions for the oil and gas sector, effectively reimposing Obama-era rules that sought to cut output of the climate-warming pollutant.

A bipartisan group of Senators approved a resolution on Wednesday that would nullify Trump-era regulations on methane emissions for the oil and gas sector, effectively reimposing Obama-era rules that sought to cut output of the climate-warming pollutant.

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