EPA Overstated GHG Emissions From Gas Drilling: Report

Law360, New York (August 24, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A leading energy industry group issued a report Wednesday claiming the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency overestimated greenhouse gas emissions produced by natural gas drilling, just weeks after the EPA proposed new regulations to cut air pollution based on those findings.

The report, issued by IHS-Cambridge Energy Research Associates, claims the EPA erroneously doubled its greenhouse gas emissions estimates in 2010.

“Estimates are being used that are not supported by data, do not reflect current industry practice and would be unreliable to use as a base for...
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