Wyo. Says Calif. Bid To Revive Methane Reg 'Makes No Sense'

Law360 (August 27, 2019, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Wyoming has fought back against California's push to reinstate Obama-era methane emission limits on natural gas production on federal and Native American lands, arguing that the previous rule was a “transparent” attempt to regulate climate change without authority.

Wyoming, which intervened in a dispute between California and the U.S. Department of the Interior and other agencies, told a California federal court Monday that it would “make no sense” to vacate a Trump administration rule that rolled back much of the Obama administration’s limits on methane emissions from gas production.

It wants the court to uphold the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s...

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