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The government just made it easier for oil companies to leak methane on public land

It's just the latest environmental rollback.
an oil field at sunset

The Bakken oil and gas field in North Dakota produces Methane emissions during fossil fuel extraction.

California and New Mexico have sued over the Trump administration's latest rollback of protections to curb greenhouse gas emissions. The came hours after the Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the U.S. Department of Interior, letting companies off the hook for reducing air pollution from methane gas released during oil and natural gas production on

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