EPA’s planned rollback of methane regulations met with mixed response

The number of natural gas leaks in Ohio could increase after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday it intends to roll back an Obama-era regulation that required oil and gas companies to use technology to detect and repair leaks from wells, pipelines and storage facilities.

“Ohio Environmental Protection Agency should fill in the gap created by this irresponsible rollback,” said Trish Demeter, the Ohio Environmental Council’s chief of staff.

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