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DEP adjusts proposed methane rule, but critics say it’s not enough

Environmental advocates say the rule doesn’t go far enough, especially now that the federal government is considering much tougher standards.

By Rachel McDevitt

Advocates call on Wolf to uphold methane promise

Clean Air Council, Environmental Defense Fund, Earthworks, and Clean Water Action have joined to launch WolfsMethanePromise.com.

By Rachel McDevitt

Advocates call on governor to strengthen proposed methane rule before final consideration

Under the new regulation, companies would have to install equipment to stop emissions from escaping and inspect sites for leaks every three months.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Wolf Administration advances proposed emission limits on thousands of oil and gas sites

A proposed regulation would require better monitoring and control of emissions at existing oil and gas wells and related sites.

By Rachel McDevitt

Penn State study shows food additive could curb cows’ methane emissions

The average dairy cow belches about 350 pounds of the potent greenhouse gas each year.

By Rachel McDevitt

Updated: December 17, 2019 | 2:12 pm

Environmentalists pressure Wolf to act faster on methane emissions

Their call for action comes as the Trump administration works to loosen federal regulations on the powerful greenhouse gas.
By Katie Meyer


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