Don’t Let the Senate Waste the BLM Methane Rule!
On February 3, the House of Representatives passed a resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to kill the Methane Waste Rule — a recent Bureau of Land Management (BLM) effort to restrict the waste of natural gas from oil and gas development on federal and tribal lands. A companion resolution is expected soon in
EPA’s Proposed Standards for New Sources of Methane Pollution: Still a Good First Step
On Thursday, December 3, CATF joined dozens of environmental, health, business, labor and Latino organizations to deliver over 775,000 public comments to EPA on the proposed NSPS rule for methane emissions from new and modified sources in the oil and gas industry. Boxes containing the comments (pictured below) were received by Micah Ragland, Associate Administrator […]
Five Actions EPA Should Take When Issuing Much-Needed Methane Pollution Standards
In January, EPA committed to a series of actions to reduce methane pollution, including setting nationwide methane standards for new and modified oil and gas equipment. Currently, there are no national limits on the amount of methane pollution that the oil and gas industry can release into the air. If you’re wondering why that’s a […]