New El Paso Gas Plant: JP Morgan locking in climate destruction for the next 20 years

August 4, 2020 • Miguel Escoto
El Paso Electric Co. (EPE)–a private equity firm owned by JP Morgan Chase Bank–is profiting off the Permian Basin’s unprecedented level of fracking. By adding a new gas plant, they are locking in El Paso’s climate destruction for the next… More »

BP’s climate pledge: bold new model for industry still falls short

August 4, 2020
“BP’s promise to divest from production by 40% and cut climate pollution by ⅓ within this decade should be the base-line standard for any other oil & gas company, such as Shell or ExxonMobil, making climate commitments in 2020. Anything… More »

Conservation, community groups hail ruling that protects clean air rules

July 30, 2020
DENVER (July 30, 2020) — Seven conservation and community groups with tens of thousands of members across Colorado hailed a court ruling yesterday dismissing a case by Weld County as a win for public health and the climate. Denver District… More »

Dangerous methane pollution: what you won’t see at Trump’s oil & gas event is a health and climate crisis

July 28, 2020
Background: President Trump’s failure to protect the health of Americans and fight the climate crisis will be on full display tomorrow in Texas when he stands before oil and gas operations while celebrating his administration’s efforts that allow companies to pollute more.… More »

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Comments on Proposed Rulemaking in Pennsylvania – Control of VOC Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas Sources (Regulation #7-544)

July 28, 2020

Contextualizing Quantitative Optical Gas Imaging Samples of Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Activities in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas

July 23, 2020

Loud and Clear: What public regulatory complaints reveal about Pennsylvania’s oversight of oil and gas pollution and whom it serves

July 22, 2020 • Nadia Steinzor, Leann Leiter, Raphael Breit

New Mexico must put health, climate above polluters with proposed methane and air pollution rules

July 21, 2020
Background: The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and the Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) released draft rules that would address air pollution from oil and gas operations. The announcement kicks-off a 30 day comment period. Statement of Earthworks Energy… More »