The DOI plans on eliminating regulations on methane. Methane is 25 times more potent than Carbon Dioxide as a greenhouse gas. The regulations put in place in 2016 would have had the equivalent impact of taking almost 1 million cars off the road on our national emissions. However, in another handout to the fossil fuel industry the current administration is looking to pull back those regulations at the expense of public health, the emerging green energy economy and environmental sustainability. DOI is expected to publish new guidelines soon that will trigger a 60 day comment period.
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