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Occidental Petroleum CEO: ‘We support the direct regulation of methane’ [Update – methane limits reinstated in Senate]

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Update April 28, 4:19 p.m. ET: The US Senate has voted 68-26 to reinstate regulations on methane emissions, a harmful greenhouse gas that traps 84 times more atmospheric heat than carbon dioxide. The Senate voted on a Congressional Review Act resolution led by senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Angus King (I-ME), and Ed Markey (D-MA). Or, as King put it, “a repeal of a repeal.”

This is a hugely impactful decision that should result in immediate emissions reduction in the US.

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