Moms Clean Air Force was out in full force as 63 members from 21 states and Washington, DC delivered testimony at EPA’s methane virtual public hearings last week.
Articles by Celerah Hewes
EPA has released an updated rule to cut methane and other harmful pollutants from new and existing oil and gas operations. This important step forward will help establish protections for the families living closest to oil and gas operations, and is the best lever we have to combat climate change, which impacts all of us.
Moms traveled to Washington, DC to speak outside of the White House and urge President Biden and EPA to cut methane pollution from oil and gas operations now.
Moms are urging President Biden and the Office of Management and Budget to release a strong methane rule proposal by the end of summer to protect our children’s health.
Families living on the frontlines of oil and gas have an updated tool. The Oil & Gas Threat Map shows that more than 17.3 million people, including 3.9 million children under 18, live within a half-mile threat radius of active oil and gas operations
After years of Moms Clean Air Force members advocating for a strong state methane rule, New Mexico now joins Colorado with nation-leading air pollution standards for the state’s oil and gas operations.