Pennsylvania Legacies #124: The Stakes

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As the Department of Environmental Protection gathers public comment on a proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of climate-changing methane from Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry, new data from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) paints a stark picture of what’s at stake: current emissions up to fifteen times higher than official estimates, and projected emissions of up to 14 million tons a year by 2030. EDF researcher Hillary Hull explains.