09/10/2019 - Joseph Goffman

Trump EPA Moves to Gut Clean Air Act by Deregulating a Major Greenhouse Gas

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The proposal to rollback the rules argues that the EPA doesn’t have authority under the Clean Air Act to regulate methane emissions from new and modified oil and gas operations, Joe Goffman, former EPA staff and current executive director of Harvard’s Environmental and Energy Law Program, told Earther. That means if the rule change goes through, any future attempts to regulate the greenhouse gas will meet major hurdles in the courtroom.

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