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Obama Said to Plan Release of Methane-Limit Rules on Thursday

  • Rule to be first targetting methane at wells, pumps, pipes
  • Energy companies would have to detect and repair seeps

The Obama administration will unveil on Thursday the first explicit U.S. regulation of methane emissions with a rule designed to reduce leaks of the potent greenhouse gas from oil wells.

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