Photos from B.C.’s Leaking Methane Gas Wells Confirm Need for Stronger Regulations
EARTHWORKS, PEMBINA INSTITUTE, CLEAN AIR TASK FORCE AND DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION VANCOUVER — Images taken with high-tech equipment of leaking methane pollution from gas wells in Montney Basin in northeast British Columbia show the need for stronger regulations for the oil and gas industry. B.C. plans to finalize methane regulations in 2019. In December, the
Alberta’s Methane Regulations Will Fail to Meet Provincial Reduction Target
Province fails to demonstrate how carbon price and methane rules will achieve the GHG reductions needed to match federal rules.
Canada Releases Final Methane Regulations, US NGOs Comment
Today, Canada issued robust, nationwide standards expected to cut methane pollution from the oil and gas industry by 40 to 45 percent.
Canada Issues Comprehensive Oil and Gas Methane Regulations
On April 25th, Catherine McKenna, the Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister, finalized robust, nationwide standards designed to cut methane pollution from the oil and gas industry by roughly 40-45 percent.
Oil and Gas Methane Leadership Awards Press Release
The inaugural Oil and Gas Methane Leadership Awards were awarded to leading government jurisdictions and other entities in recognition of actions taken to reduce harmful methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.
Canada Takes a Big Step Forward on Cutting Methane Pollution
On May 25, Catherine McKenna, the Minister for Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced the next phase of Canada’s efforts to address the needless waste of natural gas by cutting methane pollution from the country’s oil and gas sector.