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Obama Administration’s Plan to Regulate Methane Offers Yet Another False Solution

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Poster Boy/Flickr

President Obama will announce a plan to cut methane emissions from America’s oil and gas industry during his State of the Union Address.

The plan would direct the Environmental Protection Agency to cut methane emissions by up to 45% from 2012 levels by 2025.

But, according to the Guardian, “it was not clear whether the new rules would apply to existing oil and gas installations, in addition to future sources of carbon pollution, which could weaken their effectiveness in fighting climate change.” Continue reading Obama Administration’s Plan to Regulate Methane Offers Yet Another False Solution

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