“The rollback is particularly notable because major energy companies have, in fact, spoken out against it — joining the ranks of automakers, electric utilities and other industrial giants that have opposed other administration initiatives to dismantle climate-change and environmental rules.” NYT: EPA to Roll Back Regulations on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas. “Erik Milito, a vice president at the American Petroleum Institute, a trade group representing the oil and gas industry, praised the new rule, saying, ‘We think it’s a smarter way of targeting methane emissions.'” (OK, phew.)