US proposes rule to limit gas ‘flaring’ at drilling sites

Sun Times: The effort is part of President Barack Obama's broader climate change strategy based on executive actions, which includes a goal to reduce oil and gas sector methane emissions by up to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025. They would require oil and gas producers to limit the amount of gas they vent or burn off - known as flaring - as well as replace aging equipment, periodically inspect their oil and gas sites for leaks, which they are not now required to do. "I think most people would agree that......

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