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Methane rule pits ND leaders against one another

Heidi Heitkamp, methane rule

The U.S. Senate rejected a resolution to revoke the Obama-era rule to limit methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands, reports Reuters. The inability to revoke the law is seen as a direct blow to the Trump and his ability to “free the drilling industry from what he sees as excessive environmental regulation.” On the campaign trail ...

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Environmental groups sue California oil and gas regulators

SAN FRANCISCO — California environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against state oil and gas regulators seeking to halt illegal oil-industry dumping into drinking-water aquifers The lawsuit was filed by Thursday in a Northern California court by Earthjustice on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club. California’s oil-and-gas regulators acknowledge they give oil companies thousands of permits ...

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Refining oil, gas rules underway

There’s been no interest in Pueblo County by oil or natural gas companies for a long while, but the county’s planning department is putting together a separate list of regulations for wells just the same. Joan Armstrong, director of planning for Pueblo County, said her staff is still drafting potential regulations for oil and gas drilling in Pueblo County. But ...

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