…from the Hill…
Fifteen attorneys general and the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Administrator Scott Pruitton Thursday for not controlling methane emissions.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a statement that the group is fighting back against the Trump administration for “ignoring its legal duty to control emissions of methane — and extremely potent greenhouse gas — from existing oil and gas operations.”
They also charge Pruitt with violating the Clean Air Act by “unreasonably delaying” its mandatory obligation through the act to control methane emissions
The EPA’s refusal to control methane pollution is illegal, Schneiderman said in a statement.
It also “threatens our public health and environment, and squanders savings of over $100 million annually.”….