Sharon Wilson to EPA: cutting methane is the least you can do

June 15, 2021 • Sharon Wilson
Sharon provided the below comment live to the EPA during its June 15, 2021 methane public listening session to provide input on the rule it will publish this September to cut oil and gas production’s methane pollution. I’m Sharon Wilson with… More »

Miguel Escoto to EPA: Cut oil & gas methane pollution to protect communities & climate

June 15, 2021 • Miguel Escoto
Miguel provided the below comment live to the EPA during its June 15, 2021 methane public listening session to provide input on the rule it will publish this September to cut oil and gas production’s methane pollution. My name is… More »

Earthworks hires Pennsylvania Field Advocate

June 13, 2021
Certified Thermographer back on the beat to monitor oil and gas pollution in PA Philadelphia, PA — Today, Earthworks announces the hire of a new Pennsylvania Field Advocate, Melissa Ostroff. Melissa is working with communities across the Commonwealth to help protect… More »

The Congressional Review Action on methane is not enough

June 10, 2021
Background: On June 10th, the US House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced a resolution authored by Representative Diana DeGette that would reinstate the Environmental Protection Agency’s methane pollution safeguards using the Congressional Review Act, following the previous administration’s efforts to weaken… More »

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May 26, 2021: A Day of Reckoning for Big Oil

May 27, 2021 • Josh Eisenfeld
May 26th, 2021 was a day that forced oil and gas companies — specifically Exxon, Chevron and Shell, but with implications for every company across the globe — to reckon with their responsibility for the climate crisis and their strategies… More »

Permian oil and gas operators have something to hide

May 24, 2021 • Miguel Escoto
The morning of Friday, May 14th, Sharon Wilson (Earthworks’ Senior Field Advocate and Certified Optical Gas Imaging Thermographer) and I drove our rented vehicle down County Rd. 1205 S in Midland, Texas. Sharon sat in the passenger seat with the… More »

Reflections from the Permian: an industry that can’t be bothered to fix pollution

May 22, 2021 • Jack McDonald
Recently I had the opportunity to visit the Permian Basin with Sharon Wilson and Miguel Escoto for the first time. Unfortunately, being out in the field makes it even more clear just how much of a problem oil and gas… More »

The era of oil and gas expansion is ending

May 21, 2021 • Lauren Pagel
Early Tuesday the International Energy Agency (IEA) called for the end of new fossil fuel development — something Earthworks called for several years ago. The IEA was created by developed economies in response to the 1973 oil shock to secure… More »