At a remarkable pace, EPA is issuing costly new rules adding more uncertainty and limiting U.S. industrial growth. Just this week, EPA has now proposed rules targeting methane emissions in the oil and gas industry.
To be clear, a huge share of economic growth in the U.S. since the recession has been the result of the shale energy revolution. The jobs generated in this sector and indirectly through growth in manufacturing pay 2-3 times the private sector average wage. Does it make sense for EPA to inject more uncertainty and cost burdens? Read more here.