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Although important, oil & gas regulation isn’t the solution

January 31, 2019 • Lauren Pagel
Bruce Baizel, Energy Program Director co-authored this blog. We are in the midst of a climate crisis, and oil and gas methane pollution is accelerating that crisis. That’s why Earthworks opposes all new extraction of oil and gas, and new… More »

Gov. Lujan Grisham signs Executive Order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

January 30, 2019 • Earthworks
“For too long, the oil and gas industry has wasted taxpayer dollars by venting and flaring natural gas. Today, Gov. Lujan Grisham announced a new chapter in New Mexico’s history, one that puts health, climate and pocketbooks first. From the… More »

CO Supreme Court Ruling Puts Coloradan’s Health at Risk

January 14, 2019 • Earthworks
“The Colorado Supreme Court just ruled that Colorado’s public health, safety, and welfare are less important than permitting oil and gas production. And, by intervening in the case against public health, the oil and gas industry exposes the lie in… More »

To meet his climate commitment Gov. Wolf must cut methane pollution from oil and gas

January 10, 2019
“Governor Wolf’s commitment to reducing statewide greenhouse gases will make Pennsylvania a safer, wealthier and healthier place to live. But to make a real difference, he must recognize that the oil and gas industry is a key source of methane… More »

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The winds are changing in NM, just in time for this family’s health

January 10, 2019 • Molly Dunton
Earthworks’ Community Empowerment Project has documented air pollution from hundreds of oil and gas operations nationwide. Some facilities are such persistent polluters that their story can only be told in detail.   We first filmed the Enterprise Products South Carlsbad… More »

Earthworks’ comments on PA Existing Source draft rule

January 10, 2019 • Earthworks

Earthworks Moves DEQ, Newfield to Reduce Pollution

January 8, 2019 • Earthworks
Kingfisher, OK — The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) found Newfield Exploration caused illegal air pollution and violated the terms of its permits at two well sites in Kingfisher County, according to documents recently obtained by Earthworks. Earthworks filed formal… More »

Earthworks comments on new rules for Ohio’s oil & gas industry air pollution

January 7, 2019