Unused methane gas, not consumed by Qualco’s powerhouse, flames off a giant stack outside the facility near Monroe, Wash. The Trump administration is prepairing to undo Obama-era limits on leaking methane, a potent greenouse gas. Mike Siegel/Seattle Times/TNS

Trump proposes weaker methane rules for oil & gas wells

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved closer Tuesday to rolling back Obama-era rules reducing oil and gas industry leaks of methane gas, one of the most potent agents of climate change. The Environmental Protection Agency formally released its proposed substitute for a 2016 Obama administration rule that aimed to step ...

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