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Federal court stunts EPA plans to suspend methane emissions rule

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 05, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jul 04, 2017

President Donald Trump in February instructed cabinet members "to alleviate unnecessary regulatory burdens placed on the American people," and it appears Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt has taken that to mean attack the environment and public health. He attempted to suspend a rule put in place under President Barack Obama to regulate methane emissions from new gas and oil wells, in line with the administration's ignorance of climate change. But now a federal appeals...






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