State Regulation

Mike Lee



Mike is an Energywire reporter based in Dallas-Fort Worth. Since joining E&E News in 2013, he has written extensively about energy regulation and the impact of oil and gas development on communities, including hydraulic fracturing, air and water pollution, pipeline construction, traffic problems, and landowner disputes. He also covers state politics, business news and environmental issues. Before joining E&E News he was an energy reporter for Bloomberg News and wrote for several Texas newspapers including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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Methane emissions may rise despite oil crash — report

While CO2 emissions are likely to fall this year because of the economic slowdown sparked by the novel coronavirus, there's no guarantee methane emissions will fall even if oil and gas production falls, the International Energy Agency said in a report yesterday.