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Environmentalists, shale coalition respond to Gov. Wolf’s new rules for methane emissions

Hours after she and other concerned mothers protested at the State Capitol, Gretchen Dahlkemper got some welcome news.

Gov. Tom Wolf made good on a campaign promise and took steps Tuesday to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry.

“We’re thrilled the governor is moving forward, but we have yet to see exactly what the concept is,” said Dahlkemper, a Philadelphia mom and national field director for the Moms Clean Air Force.

Further details of the new methane rules will be announced at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday during a webinar led by the Department of Environmental Protection

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