State Air Quality Officials OK Nation’s Toughest Methane Emissions Rules
The new regulations aim to curb emissions at oil and gas production plants by up to 45 percent over the next nine years.
San Francisco Chronicle:
California Passes Nation’s Toughest Methane Emission Regulations
California air quality officials have approved what are widely considered to be the most rigorous and comprehensive regulations in the country for controlling methane emissions, a move that helps cement the state’s status as a standard-bearer for environmental protection. The new rules, green-lighted Thursday by the state’s Air Resources Board, seek to curb methane emissions at oil and gas production plants by up to 45 percent over the next nine years. (Fracassa, 3/23)