Biden Administration Proposes New Rule Targeting Methane Emissions on Tribal Lands

flame gbcfd9a196 1920 Biden Administration Proposes New Rule Targeting Methane Emissions on Tribal Lands

Takeaways:

  • The Bureau of Land Management proposed a new rule to reduce wasted natural gas on federal and Tribal lands.
  • The government hopes to curb greenhouse gas emissions by preventing billions of cubic feet of natural gas emissions from unintentional equipment leaks.
  • The rules would require operators to submit a waste minimization plan with any permit application to drill oil wells.

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