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Environmentalists Sue and Petition to Get Rid of Natural Gas Heaters
Energy
Environmentalists Sue and Petition to Get Rid of Natural Gas Heaters
2022-08-24 21:01:34
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — Environmentalists are pressing their case that natural gas is not clean energy with a lawsuit in Washington, D.C., and a petition to the Biden administration. In one example, Washington Gas Light Co. is defending itself against a first-of-its-kind... Read More

Environment
Three Major Oil and Gas Firms Join Methane Initiative
2022-08-01 20:41:40
by Dan McCue

HOUSTON — Pioneer, ConocoPhillips and Devon Energy Group, three of the nation’s largest producers of oil and natural gas, have joined an initiative aimed at improving the industry’s transparency when it comes to methane emissions and to make greater progress... Read More

Environment
GAO Requests Federal Action on Oil and Gas Methane Emissions 
2022-05-24 12:32:44
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The Government Accountability Office is calling for parity on federal methane emission requirements for oil and gas companies. The GAO issued recommendations on Friday for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Bureau of Land Management to cut down... Read More

Climate
Satellite Observations Uncover Methane Emissions
2021-11-18 13:47:23
by Reece Nations

SAN ANTONIO — International scientists gathering data collected by satellites have discovered significant amounts of methane emissions leaking into the Earth’s atmosphere from gas pipelines, oil fields and landfills around the world. Teams of experts monitoring satellite-based instruments from the... Read More

Climate
Senate Reinstates Obama-Era Controls on Climate-Warming Methane
2021-04-29 13:27:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Senate voted Wednesday to reinstate an Obama-era regulation intended to reduce methane gas leaks from oil and gas facilities. In September, former President Donald Trump rolled back the regulation, which required facility operators to regularly monitor their... Read More

Climate
EPA Moves to Revoke Rules on Methane Leaks From Oil and Gas Fields
2019-08-30 18:32:09
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday that it intends to revoke regulations on methane leaks from oil facilities, a decision even some oil industry giants oppose. In announcing the plan, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said the proposal... Read More

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