US mulls methane limits for fracking operations

BusinessGreen: New rules forcing oil and gas producers to cut emissions of potent greenhouse gas methane could be introduced in the US, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief admitted yesterday. Gina McCarthy told a New York Forum yesterday that officials will decide this year whether to bring in regulations to cut emissions or to rely on voluntary steps by the industry, according to news agency Bloomberg. "We are looking at what are the most cost-effective regulatory and-or voluntary efforts that......

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