Biden orders review of Trump actions on methane regulation

The rollback of the Obama-era rule designed to reduce climate-warming methane emissions that former President Trump ordered in 2020 is a candidate for revocation under an Executive Order issued January 20 by President Biden.  The President’s “Executive Order on Protecting Public Health and the Environment and Restoring Science to Tackle the Climate Crisis” directs the head of the Environmental Protection Agency to “consider suspending,

Methane: A Growing Problem

Leaking methane from natural gas pipelines and other related infrastructure is a much more serious problem than had been previously recognized, according to new studies released in the past week.  ABRA and its members have long argued that the Atlantic Coast Pipeline presented an environmental and safety hazard to the communities through which it would pass due,