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Easing restriction on methane is absolutely crazy. The methane that will go into the atmosphere will accelerate the warming of the planet. Trump and his administration should be treated as murderers and have their assets seized and citizenships revolked.

A year plus ago Southern California had a methane leak at a storage facility owned by Southern California Gas Company.

The leak was massive. On February 18, 2016, state officials announced that the leak was permanently plugged. An estimated 97,100 tonnes (95,600 long tons; 107,000 short tons) of methane and 7,300 tonnes (7,200 long tons; 8,000 short tons) of ethane were released into the atmosphere,[7] making it the worst single natural gas leak in U.S. history in terms of its environmental impact.

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