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EPA under Pruitt is boon to US oil and gas industry

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Devon's pushback is the first known example under the Trump administration of an accused polluter - which has admitted violating the law - backing away from a proposed environmental settlement.

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With Mr Pruitt (above) in charge, the EPA postponed a long-planned rule requiring companies to retrofit drilling equipment to prevent leaks of methane gas and to collect more data on how much of the gas is spewing into the air.

Fremont County, Wyoming

IN A gas field in Wyoming's struggling energy corridor, the Trump administration's regulatory reversal is crowning an early champion.

Devon Energy, which runs the windswept site, had been prepared to install a sophisticated system to detect and reduce leaks

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