Reducing Methane from Oil and Gas: A Path to a 65% Reduction in Sector Emissions
UPDATED DEC. 2020 Given the urgency of the climate crisis, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should very rapidly put in place methane emissions standards at new and existing oil and natural gas sites, nationwide. In this memo, we describe how ambitious regulations can readily reduce methane emissions in 2025 from oil and gas to at
Testimony before the EPA Science Advisory Board on the EPA Guidelines for Preparing Economic Analyses
CATF Attorney Hayden Hashimoto testified at a virtual public meeting of the EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) providing support and suggestions regarding the SAB’s report on EPA’s Guidelines for Preparing Economic Analyses. Read the full testimony below.
Testimony at U.S. EPA Public Hearing on the Revised Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update
CATF Legal Director Ann Weeks testified at an EPA virtual public hearing on the Revised Cross-State Air Pollution Rule Update in support of further reductions of nitrogen oxide emissions from industry that would alleviate localized pollution that disproportionately harms low-income people and persons of color, as well as ozone pollution problems in downwind states. Read […]
Biofuels, Indirect Land Use Change, and Global Warming Emissions
Factsheet available for download below.
2015 Ozone NAAQS Designations
State and utility climate change targets shift to carbon reductions, technology diversity
There has been a marked shift in state and utility company energy and climate policies towards ambitious carbon targets and an embrace of diverse technologies to achieve them through “Clean Electricity Standards” (or CES’s). This fact sheet documents this trend, and provides a detailed guide to what states and utilities have committed to this approach.
State Oil and Gas Methane Filings
Advanced Energy Systems
Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources “Hearing on Offshore Energy Technologies”
CATF Senior Counsel, Jonathan Lewis, gave testimony during a hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources on Offshore Energy Technologies. Watch Jonathan Lewis’s opening statement and read the full testimony below.