Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: Methane

Oil and gas lobby split by Trump administration rollback of federal...

The methane revision is not the first time the Trump administration has rolled back environmental regulations.

New study further confirms it: Fracking fuels global warming

Not only does fracking harm kids' brains, cause earthquakes, and poison water supplies, it also helps contribute to overall global warming.

Mexico’s methane emissions threaten the environment

In 2013, Mexico emitted 126 million tons of methane into the atmosphere.

VICTORY! Appeals court rule EPA cannot delay Obama-era emissions rule

This is a huge victory for environmentalists, who have been working tirelessly against Scott Pruitt and the EPA to ensure Obama-era environmental regulations aren’t undone.

Study: Natural gas power plants emit up to 120 times more...

Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide but hangs around the atmosphere for a shorter time.

Massive Methane ‘Hot Spot’ Linked to Fracking

This The 2,500-square mile hot spot, located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States, is more than triple a standard ground-based estimate and is a huge contributor to global warming.

EPA Finalizes Methane Rule for New Oil and Gas Operations

A new EPA rule limits methane emissions from new oil and gas infrastructure and requires operators to submit to semi-annual or quarterly monitoring, depending on the type of operation.

Methane Discovered in Drinking Water Near Fracking Wells

A Stanford researcher found the highest risk of leaks was from shallow natural gas wells drilled in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

POPULAR

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

How Donald Trump abandoned workers after promising to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.

Although Donald Trump won the White House with a vow to reinvigorate a manufacturing base essential for America’s future, he failed to stanch the torrent of U.S. corporations absconding to countries with abysmal working conditions and lax environmental regulations.

Former corrections officer sentenced to federal prison for assaulting inmate

“The abuse of authority by this law enforcement officer and the violation of the inmate’s civil rights will not be tolerated.”