Crowd clearly split at BLM hearing on methane emissions

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Crowd clearly split at BLM hearing on methane emissions

Well workers worry about economic hit; environmentalists point to cleaner air
Comments at a public hearing at the San Juan Community College in Farmington asking people to weigh in on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed set of regulations aimed at reducing methane leaks from gas wells on public and tribal lands came from two camps: those seeking to protect the environment and those worried the regulations would kill jobs and harm the already-wobbly local economy.

Crowd clearly split at BLM hearing on methane emissions

Comments at a public hearing at the San Juan Community College in Farmington asking people to weigh in on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed set of regulations aimed at reducing methane leaks from gas wells on public and tribal lands came from two camps: those seeking to protect the environment and those worried the regulations would kill jobs and harm the already-wobbly local economy.
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