EPA Methane Rule Foes Want To Split Up Court Fight

Law360, New York (October 24, 2016, 3:20 PM EDT) -- Opponents of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's methane regulations for new and modified oil and gas infrastructure asked the D.C. Circuit on Friday to put their challenge of the rules' implementation on hold so they can focus on arguments that the EPA lacked the legal authority to issue them.

Several states and oil and gas industry groups are fighting the regulations issued by the EPA in May, which are a linchpin of the Obama administration's efforts to slash methane emissions from the oil and gas sector...
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