Congressmen Blast EPA Over New Methane Regulations

Last week the U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee held a public hearing titled, “A Solution in Search of a Problem: EPA’s Methane Regulation.” The chairman of the Committee, U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), and the chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment, U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.), delivered prepared opening statements that were scorchers. Both Congressman didn’t beat around the bush–they called out the EPA for the extreme overreach they’ve been engaged in, particularly with this latest travesty in attempting to control the oil and gas industry via the back door of methane regulations. Here’s how it went down (grab a fire extinguisher!)…

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