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December 27, 2016 by

Rob Bishop’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Rob Bishop must be looking back at 2016 and wondering how it went so badly for his anti-public lands agenda. After all, he chairs the House Committee on Natural Resources […]

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December 15, 2016 by

Historic Moab planning decision makes public lands a level playing field

Finalized today by the Bureau of Land Management, the Moab Master Leasing Plan (MLP) represents a historic achievement for the small businesses and citizens of Moab, Utah. After decades of […]

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November 17, 2016 by

Popular BLM reforms will cut natural gas waste on public lands

Each year, taxpayers lose out on nearly $330 million worth of methane gas taken from public lands. Some is lost through leaky and antiquated equipment and pipelines, but most is […]

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June 15, 2016 by

Senate should stand with the West and drop riders to defund BLM methane waste rule

The House of Representatives has missed a big opportunity to protect Western communities from fiscal waste and protect taxpayer dollars. They just passed an irresponsible budget bill packed with giveaways to […]

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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 13, 2015 by

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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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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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May 21, 2014 by

OIL AND GAS: Methane from drilling on public lands could fuel all L.A. homes — report — Thursday, May 15, 2014 — www.eenews.net

Oil and gas companies flare or vent enough methane from federal lands each year to supply all the homes in Los Angeles, according to a new report from a left-leaning […]

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