EPA Delays Proposal to Regulate Methane Emissions Until 2015

By On December 22, 2014 8:47 am

Oil and Gas Journal

By Nick Snow

The US Environmental Protection Agency is delaying plans to issue proposals to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas operations until 2015, OGJ has learned.

It reached the decision a week after the American Lung Association issued results of a survey it commissioned that found 63% of respondents supporting the agency establishing the first federal methane emissions limits.

Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and Perception Insight surveyed 1,000 registered voters nationally by telephone Nov. 13-18, ALA said on Dec. 10 as it released findings that also showed 43% favorable impressions of EPA and 42% unfavorable feelings toward the oil and gas industry

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