Author: Jamie Py

Jamie Py is the President and CEO of the Maine Energy Marketers Association.

Well, not so much. The Obama Administration last week through the EPA issued the 2nd punch into the oil and gas development industry by issuing rules regulating fugitive methane emissions from drilling. Claiming that methane emissions are a serious threat to climate change. A few weeks ago, the EPA issued rules lowering the ozone standard to a level that would make Yellowstone national park fail on a hot summer day due to the off gassing of its pine trees. I am not making that up. These two sets of rules will ultimately chill any further creation of affordable energy. Up to…

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