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NOON EDT: EPA's Office of Air and Radiation to Hold Media Call on Proposed Methane Standards for Oil and Gas Industry
WASHINGTON--Today at noon EDT, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation Janet McCabe will hold a press call on methane.
At the direction of President Obama, the EPA is proposing a flexible approach to reducing emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane and smog-forming volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to combat climate change and reduce air pollution that harms public health.
WHO: Janet McCabe, acting assistant administrator for EPA's Office of Air and Radiation
WHAT: Press conference call on methane
WHEN: Tuesday, August 18, Noon EDT
HOW: Members of the media interested in participating should dial in ten minutes prior to the beginning of the call at Noon EDT. Please call 877-317-0679 and give the conference ID number 16406372. The name of the call is "Methane Press Call."