Legislative

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) vastly overstepped its authority with the venting and flaring rule finalized in the waning days of the Obama Administration. The rule assumes Clean Air Act authority that properly resides with EPA and the states, and would result in a net annual reduction in federal and state revenue of $110 million. The House has passed a Congressional Review Act resolution to overturn the rule, which the Senate will take up soon. Western Energy Alliance joins a host of western governors, attorneys general, locally elected officials, business groups and other stakeholders in opposition to the rule including: