Weld Residents, Enviros. Move CDPHE, AKA Energy to Reduce Pollution

April 4, 2019 • Earthworks
Weld County, CO — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) found AKA Energy caused illegal air pollution from unpermitted equipment at the Speer Compressor Station in Weld County as a result of local resident complaints using Earthworks’ optical… More »

STRONGER Air Guidelines Earthworks comments

February 1, 2019

New Report: New Mexicans Imperiled by Oil & Gas Penalty Loophole

January 23, 2019 • Earthworks
Albuquerque, NM — New analysis shows a dramatic drop in penalties for violations of New Mexico’s bedrock oil and gas law and an equally dramatic increase in spills following a 2009 New Mexico Supreme Court ruling. This case brought by the… More »

New Mexico’s Moving Ahead

January 23, 2019

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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 »

A burning question: how much does gas pollute?

November 27, 2018 • EARTHWORKS
by Nadia Steinzor and Pete Dronkers For the last several months, Earthworks has been field-testing a quantification tool designed specifically for use with the FLIR GF 320 optical gas imaging (OGI) camera. Just like the camera, the QL 320 by Providence Photonics allows… More »

Undeserved Credit: Why emissions banking in California’s San Joaquin Valley puts air quality at risk

November 5, 2018 • Earthworks

Letter from the Editor: The Stories of Communities Fighting for What’s Right

November 1, 2018 • Phil Dickieson
So much is at stake right now. Across the world, people are fighting for their environment, their health, and their communities. When we began to compile story ideas for our Fall 2018 Earthworks Journal, one of our biggest challenges was… More »