Dangerous PA conventional oil & gas bills create loopholes; engender pollution

June 26, 2019 • Melissa Troutman
Pennsylvania’s oil and gas politicians are back at their old tricks of turning back the clock on protections for air, water, health, and the climate. Just like when they killed important new regulations for the conventional oil and gas industry,… More »

New Mexico Permian Snapshot May 2019

June 25, 2019 • Earthworks

New laws put our right to protest at risk

June 20, 2019 • April Urbanowski
Recently, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced a new proposal that protesters who block the construction of crude or natural gas pipelines could face up to 20 years in prison. The current law has a maximum penalty of 20 years in… More »

Testimony of Bruce Baizel before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on the “Restoring Community Input and Public Protections in Oil and Gas Leasing Act of 2019”

June 18, 2019

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Report: As Toxic Oil & Gas Waste Streams Increase, Industry Pushes for Even Less Regulation

June 18, 2019 • Earthworks
Washington, DC — Today, Earthworks released Still Wasting Away, an investigation of waste from oil and gas drilling and fracking. The report found that major loopholes in waste management remain even after years of documented pollution. Furthermore, research shows that the volume… More »

Still Wasting Away

June 17, 2019 • Earthworks

Gov. Polis: sign the Colorado climate bill!

May 2, 2019 • Nathalie Eddy
 Oil and gas drilling in Colorado is a significant contributor to climate pollution. That’s why it’s critical that our community supports the proposed climate bill that just passed the state legislature and now waits for Gov. Jared Polis’ signature.… More »

Oil and gas methane pollution: “intensity” is industry’s latest distraction

April 26, 2019 • Justin Wasser
Energy In Depth, a front group for the oil and gas industry, has baked-up a new misinformation campaign to distort the truth about the pervasive problem with methane pollution from oil and gas operations. Their trick is to confuse the… More »