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Pa Drops Major Methane Source from New Emissions-Limiting Rule

Brad Weaver

Pennsylvania’s environmental regulator is moving forward with a pared down version of its rule to curb harmful emissions from oil and gas sites. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports the state could face federal penalties if it does not set limits by December.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2022/06/14/pennsylvania-drops-a-major-source-of-methane-from-new-rule-to-limit-emissions/

(Original air-date: 6/19/22)

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.