Bloomberg Law
July 20, 2017, 6:35 PM

EPA Air Agenda Mum on Fate of Biggest Climate Rules

Andrew Childers
Andrew Childers

The EPA put its methane standards on an immediate chopping block but did not say when it will address carbon dioxide limits for power plants or whether it will repeal the scientific finding underpinning all climate change rules.

The agency’s regulatory agenda, released July 20, leans heavily on rules for hazardous and conventional air pollutants after Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt vowed to return the agency to its core functions of protecting clean air and clean water. This summer, the agency plans to halt methane emissions limits for oil and gas wells and for landfills as the administration ...

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