METHANE - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) White House plan would cut methane emissions from drilling, landfills <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">White House plan would cut methane emissions from drilling, landfills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW DALY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T12:09:14.469-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 12:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources. The plan, part of President Barack Obama’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming, comes amid concerns about increased methane emissions resulting from an ongoing boom in drilling for oil and natural gas. Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas released by landfills, cattle and leaks from oil and gas produ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:09:14 MDT