Testifying for more transparency on oil and gas pollution

On Monday, Environment Texas Research and Policy Center’s Luke Metzger testified before the EPA on their proposal to require oil and gas companies to more accurately report greenhouse gas pollution from their operations. Studies show that current emissions inventories are underestimating methane pollution. The proposal includes requiring reporting of “other large release events,” updated “emissions factors” to accurately reflect real pollution, and changes that would require operators to report higher emissions when they discover malfunctioning equipment.


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