The Methane Emissions Reduction Program will place a commonsense fee on methane waste from oil and gas operators who don’t meet federal standards. This new program is essential to the success of EPA’s recently finalized methane protections.
Articles by Celerah Hewes
We have to drastically reduce methane, and soon. EPA is currently accepting comments on the Methane Emissions Reduction Program, which will ensure oil and gas companies act quickly to reduce pollution by assessing a fee when they exceed the federal methane emissions standard.
Strong federal methane rules for new and existing oil and gas operations are not just a momentous win for families’ health. These are the most impactful climate protections the United States has issued so far.
Setting strong EPA standards for pollution from oil and gas operations slows global warming and protects our health.
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.
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.