The ExxonMobil statement on proposed methane standards: a closer look
“Exxon urges EPA to maintain methane rules,” proclaimed the Houston Chronicle on December 20. Reuters was even more celebratory: “Exxon Mobil opposes weakening Obama-era emission rules: letter to EPA.” From these headlines and other news articles on ExxonMobil’s comments filed in response to the Administration’s proposal to dramatically weaken the Obama-era new source standards for
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.
Time to Celebrate a Climate Success: Mexico’s Methane Regulations for the Oil and Gas Sector Have Raised the Bar for the Rest of the World
The alarm rang at 3:15 am. Of course, I didn’t get the text from the airline that my flight was delayed till I was already in the cab to the airport. A one-hour delay meant my connection in Newark was going to be tight, real tight. Like sprinting through the airport, yelling at the gate […]
Climate Change and Climate Risk on the River of Kings
The week of October 8 I was in Bangkok, Thailand for the working group meeting of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC).
EPA Publishes Paper on Health Impacts of Oil and Gas Air Pollution
EPA scientists recently published a paper documenting serious and widespread human health impacts from the pollution dumped in the air by the US oil and gas industry.
CATF Statement on Final BLM Methane Waste Rule Final Rollback
In a direct insult to Western communities, native Americans and the taxpaying American public, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has once again chosen to instead favor the oil and gas industry by discarding the protections of the Bureau of Land Management’s methane waste rule.
CATF Statement on EPA NSPS Methane Proposal
Once again, the EPA is attempting to ignore common sense, proposing to significantly alter the requirements of the methane regulations for new and modified oil and gas sources.