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New Rules Target Methane Leaks from US Oil, Gas Wells

Rules issued Thursday aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions from new U.S. oil and gas wells, which experts say are responsible for much more climate pollution than previously thought. Oil and gas production have boomed in the United States as hydraulic fracturing and other technologies have opened up novel sources. It's been good news for consumers as gas prices have dropped. And it's been good news for the environment as power plants have replaced coal with cleaner natural gas....

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