Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: methane gas

Why fixing methane leaks from the oil and gas industry can...

It might be the cheapest, quickest way to reduce climate change without roiling the economy.

Denmark makes Bid for ‘Putin-Free’ energy by accelerating mammoth artificial wind...

The German government is also pledging to accelerate the legal approval procedures for onshore wind turbines, in view of the urgency of reducing dependence on Russian methane gas.

Senate passes resolution to reinstate pollution standards for methane emissions from...

The White House is in full support of the resolution calling it "an urgent and essential step" to protect Americans.

Biden moves to dial down America’s soaring methane emissions

Experts say the new administration can jumpstart climate protections by taking on rising methane emissions, but it won’t be easy or quick.

Trump administration finalizes two rules that ease methane gas regulations

While environmentalists and large oil companies including Shell, BP and ExxonMobil oppose the changes to the rules, the Trump administration said the move will benefit smaller producers.

Court rules against BLM’s rollback of Waste Prevention Rule

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers invalidated the Trump administration's move on Thursday and called the "rulemaking process resulting in the rescission was wholly inadequate."

The fracking industry’s methane problem is a climate problem

As the scale of the fracking industry's methane problem becomes more widely known, the true impact of fracking for oil and gas becomes crystal clear.

Trump lets fracking companies release more climate-warming methane

Environmental organizations condemned the Trump administration's latest environmental rollback and criticized Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for siding with oil and gas interests.

Methane leaks from oil and gas 60% higher than EPA estimates,...

“Instead of looking for ways to patch up inherently flawed energy approaches like gas fracking we should be placing an immediate moratorium on all fossil fuel development."

Watch: River Explodes Into Flames From Methane Coming From Nearby Fracking...

Not only is the gas bubbling becoming more intense recently, but it is spreading to a greater length of the river.

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The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.