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Former DOJ official Lorenzen discusses Obama strategy on methane

Following last week's announcement by the Obama administration that it will explore the possibility of regulating methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, what are the potential impacts on states and industry if federal methane rules are implemented? During today's OnPoint, Thomas Lorenzen, a partner at Dorsey & Whitney and the former assistant chief in the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the Department of Justice, discusses the significance of the interagency analysis and talks about the administration's next steps.