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One Step Beyond: Potential Impacts of Proposed Methane and VOC Reduction Initiatives in Pennsylvania’s Oil and Gas Sector and Staying Ahead of the Curve

On January 19, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (“PADEP”) announced a plan to curb fugitive methane and volatile organic compound (“VOC”) emissions associated with natural gas production, transmission and distribution operations in an effort to combat global warming and improve air quality.