OIL AND GAS
DOE working on methane study ahead of Trump rule
As EPA is moving forward with its rewrite of methane regulations on the oil and gas industry, the Department of Energy is taking its own look at the sector by studying the emissions of the potent greenhouse gas from the nation's low-production wells.
'Everyone is right': Study shows rules kill and create jobs
Environmental regulations can be both the job killers feared by conservatives and the green job generators promoted by liberals, according to a new white paper from the group Resources for the Future.
Union leader wins second term
Tony Reardon, president of the National Treasury Employees Union, won re-election to a second term today.
White House wraps up review of landfill-methane rule
The White House has finished its review of an EPA rule giving states more time to submit plans for controlling methane emissions from solid waste landfills.
OIL AND GAS
Small producers push EPA to gut Obama methane agenda
Independent oil and gas producers want EPA to consider significantly revamping the way it regulates emissions from the sector, potentially transforming a landmark Obama-era climate rule into a regulation that may only partly or indirectly target greenhouse gases.