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September 28, 2018 | Legal Document

Complaint: BLM Methane Rule Rescission

This case challenges the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s final rule, 83 Fed. Reg. 49,184, rescinding almost all provisions of the Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation Rule, 81 Fed. Reg. 83,008. The Rescission Rule unlawfully revokes reasonable protections designed to limit waste of natural gas by oil and gas companies on federal public and Indian lands resulting from venting, flaring (burning gas without capturing its energy), and equipment leaks.

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