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July 25, 2016 by

New government report on natural gas waste outlines why the BLM methane rule is desperately needed— and quickly

A new report out by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showcases just how badly the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) needs to revamp the way it monitors and permits methane […]

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June 9, 2016 by

Wyoming lawmakers should support BLM’s methane waste rule and seize the millions of dollars that are on the table

When your state is discussing which agencies will get budget cuts, is currently toying with making massive cuts to the athletics program of your only NCAA-Division I school in the […]

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May 2, 2016 by

Five debunked myths of the Bureau of Land Management’s methane waste rule

Last week, the House Committee on Natural Resources, subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a hearing on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to combat methane waste, where lawmakers, agency […]

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April 21, 2015 by

The nation has to do better than regional standards to combat methane waste

In case you missed it, and it looks like Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper may have, NASA scientists descended on the Four Corners region of the southwest to discuss the problem […]

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April 13, 2015 by

Four Corners Hotspot

Methane Public Forum in New Mexico this Friday: It’s time to get the numbers straight

There’s been a lot of back and forth in the news recently over just how much methane is really leaking or being released into the atmosphere from oil and gas […]

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March 19, 2015 by

Report: Methane pollution from venting and flaring on public lands up 51% 

Oil and gas development on America’s public lands continues to result in wasteful emissions, according to a new report out today. In fact, the report states that methane emissions from venting […]

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January 26, 2015 by

ICYMI: New Mexico Visit by BLM, DOI Chiefs Highlights Costs of Methane Emissions

In case you missed it, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and BLM Director Neil Kornze visited Carlsbad, New Mexico last week to highlight the costly impacts associated with venting and flaring […]

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January 15, 2015 by

Methane announcement from White House means it’s time for BLM to take action

Yesterday, the Obama Administration announced some big-deal steps to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40-45% of 2012 levels by 2025. Here’s our take from yesterday: […]

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December 30, 2014 by

Washington Post: Delaware-size gas plume over West illustrates the cost of leaking methane

Today, the Washington Post released an in-depth article detailing the causes and consequences of significant methane emissions associated with oil and gas production out West. One of the main consequences of […]

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December 1, 2014 by

Methane and the Midterms: What it All Means

The hot energy topic on everyone’s minds post-midterms right now is one that many of us are all too familiar with: the Keystone XL Pipeline. Both the House and Senate […]

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