Earlier this month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a “supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking,” calling for comments on air pollution standards for control of methane emissions from new and existing facilities in the oil and natural gas industry. See 87 Fed. Reg. 74,702 (Dec. 6, 2022). Among those standards are specific rules concerning “super-emitter” events, events with emissions of more than 100 kilograms (about 6,400 cubic feet) of methane per hour.
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