Trump plans to sharply cut methane regulations

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Cows are known to produce methane. Credit: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

The Trump administration says it plans to reverse Obama-era federal limits on methane emissions for oil and gas companies. Methane is one of the biggest drivers of climate change. Oil companies like ExxonMobil, Shell, and BP are against this move.

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Guest:
Tim Puko - energy policy reporter, Wall Street Journal

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Madeleine Brand

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Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Rosalie Atkinson, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Caleigh Wells, Devan Schwartz