US moves to throttle methane regulations on public lands

Published 17:46 on September 19, 2018  /  Last updated at 17:50 on September 19, 2018  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

The US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Tuesday finalised a rule to roll back Obama-era standards on capturing methane emissions from drilling on public lands, the second time in as many weeks that the Trump administration has moved to ease regulations on the potent GHGs.

The US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Tuesday finalised a rule to roll back Obama-era standards on capturing methane emissions from drilling on public lands, the second time in as many weeks that the Trump administration has moved to ease regulations on the potent GHGs.

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