Outdoor Recreation Industry Supports EPA’s Strong Methane Rule that Protects Air Quality on Public Lands, Mitigates Climate Change, and Supports Local Economies

By |2023-12-06T09:22:58-07:00December 6, 2023|Economy, Energy Development, Methane Outreach, Oil & Gas, Recreation Economy, Uncategorized|

Earlier this year a diverse group of outdoor recreation industry businesses signed a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging a strong rule to eliminate methane emissions from oil and gas production on public lands. Their message was clear: public lands are key economic drivers for the nation’s growing outdoor recreation economy, now measured at $1.1 trillion and surpassing industries such as mining, utilities, farming and ranching, [...]