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Cuomo Announces Efforts To Cut State Methane Emissions

Law360, New York (May 17, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced new efforts to reduce methane emissions, saying that additional monitoring and new policy development will help stem significant greenhouse gas emissions and push the state toward its climate change goals.

The efforts aim to reduce methane emissions in the landfill, agriculture and oil and gas sectors. The actions are expected to be implemented by 2020 and are part of the state's plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 from 1990 levels.

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