Cut Methane from Oil and Gas

The oil and gas industry is carelessly leaking millions of tons of methane pollution and toxic chemicals into the air that harm our health and speed up climate change. Clean Water is mobilizing grassroots support around the urgency of the climate crisis and focusing on preventive measures that can stop dangerous methane pollution.

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The Chilling Effect of Oil and Gas Money on Our Democracy

The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.

Texas Files Lawsuit to Limit Public Health and Environmental Protection

Last week the Texas Attorney General joined a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) standards to reduce methane emissions fro

EPA takes the Next Big Step to Regulate Oil and Gas Methane Pollution

Methane is too potent to ignore - the United States can't fight climate change without dealing with the methane pollution from the hundreds of thousands of existing oil and gas wells and facilities across the country.c

Clean Water Currents | Spring 2016

Clean Water Currents Spring 2016

In this issue: Putting Drinking Water First; EPA and Congress Take Action; Curbing Climate Pollution from the Oil and Gas Industry Now, Not Later; New Methane Standards in Pennsylvania; Aliso Canyon and Lost Hills: Symptons of a Broken System; and more.

From We All Live Downstream

Ryan Zinke / photo: flickr.com/gageskidmore cc
March 1, 2018

It’s been exactly a year since Zinke inexplicably rode a horse to his first day of work as Secretary of the Interior – and it’s been a great year for the oil and gas industry, but a bad year for public lands, clean air protections, and government accountability.

Child's drawing to EPA about methane
July 11, 2017

Yesterday, I delivered the following testimony to EPA, opposing their planned two-year stay on methane pollution limits.

Gas flare near trees. Photo credit: Lakeview Images / Shutterstock
August 23, 2016

Enjoy this guest blog from our friends and allies at Conservation Colorado. If you haven't yet contacted the EPA about reducing methane pollution - act today!