EPA Proposes New Measures to Cut Methane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector

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August 25, 2015 at 1:46 pm  •  Posted in Oil and Gas  •  0 Comments

On Aug. 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced proposed standards that would reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and volatile organic compounds (VOC) from the oil and natural gas industry. The proposal is part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025.

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