Arizona Capitol Times Op-ed: Proposal to gut methane rule harmful to Arizona, Latino communities

The oil and gas industry doesn’t have nearly the same footprint within Arizona as it does elsewhere, but the Grand Canyon State is definitely dealing with the impact from its larger- producing neighbors.

In 2014, NASA discovered that oil and gas operations were largely responsible for a methane cloud the size of Delaware hovering over the Four Corners region. Although there is little oil and gas production in the state, Arizonans are stuck dealing with the pollution and health factors being produced next door.

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