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PA to Work on Limiting VOC, Methane Emissions at Drilling Sites as Deadline Looms


Pennsylvania is moving forward with new limits on emissions of volatile organic compounds and methane at certain oil and gas sites. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports the rule is nearly six years in the making.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2022/10/12/pa-moves-natural-gas-well-emissions-rule-forward-seeks-to-beat-federal-deadline/

(Original air-date: 10/13/22)

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.