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Wolf Administration Proposes Tighter Methane Controls, but Critics Say It’s Not Enough


The Wolf Administration is proposing tighter controls for pollution that leaks from oil and gas sites. But StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports environmental advocates say the rule doesn't go far enough, especially now that the federal government is considering much tougher standards.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2021/12/10/dep-adjusts-proposed-methane-rule-but-critics-say-its-not-enough/

(Original air-date: 12/15/21)

Rachel McDevitt is a reporter for StateImpact Pennsylvania at WITF. Rachel joined WITF in 2017 as the host of All Things Considered. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.