Methane pollution from XTO Fashion E gathering facility

ExxonMobil Must Tell Trump Publicly & Directly to Stop Attacks on Methane Rules

March 13, 2019 • Lauren Pagel
ExxxonMobil cannot have it both ways when it comes to Trump’s efforts to weaken federal methane pollution rules. On one hand, the world’s third largest publicly traded oil company has expressed support, albeit in a low-profile manner, for current Environmental… More »

It’s time for New Mexico to #RaiseTheRate

February 11, 2019 • Nathalie Eddy
New Mexico has the opportunity to reduce health and climate-harming pollution while increasing funding for our schools. The State Land Office is considering increasing the amount of money New Mexicans earn from oil and gas produced on state lands. Right… More »

STRONGER Air Guidelines Earthworks comments

February 1, 2019
Dirty Flare; Credit - Earthworks

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 »

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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 »

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 »