Canadian Doctors Group Erects Anti-LNG Billboard

By Stefan Labbé, Coast Reporter. -

A group of doctors and nurses have launched an aggressive billboard campaign targeting BC Ferries for burning liquefied natural gas — or LNG — a largely methane mixture they say is [...]

Study: Fracking Prompts Global Spike In Atmospheric Methane

By Blaine Friedlander, News.cornell.edu -

As methane concentrations increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, chemical fingerprints point to a probable source: shale oil and gas, according to new Cornell research published Aug. 14 in [...]

What You Didn’t Know About West Virginia Strike + FBI Geeks & Methane Leaks

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

This week on Act Out! Fracking, fires and methane leaks oh my. The geeks are watching you and here's a solution to student debt. Finally, the strike in West Virginia may be over but the fight [...]

Far More Methane Leaking At Oil, Gas Sites In Pennsylvania Than Reported

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

Leaks of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, from oil and gas sites in Pennsylvania could be five times greater than industry reports to state regulators, according to a new analysis by the [...]

Full DC Circuit Court Overturns Order Delaying EPA Methane Rules

By Staff, www.edf.org -

By Staff of EDF - (Washington, D.C. – July 31, 2017) The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued the mandate tonight in its ruling that U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) [...]

EPA’s Methane Estimates For Oil And Gas Sector Under Investigation

By Phil Mckenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General will investigate how the agency estimates methane emissions from the oil and gas sector [...]

Protests In India Against Import Of Methane Gas

By Staff, www.timesofindia.indiatimes.com -

By Staff of The Times of India - KOCHI: Njarackal policeremoved protesters from the Puthuvype LNG import terminal of the IOC on Wednesday after they allegedly disrupted the functioning of the [...]

Natural Gas Power Plants Emit Up To 120 Times More Methane Than Previously Estimated

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog Blog - Researchers at Purdue University and the Environmental Defense Fund have concluded in a recent study that natural gas power plants release 21–120 times more [...]

130 Groups Call For Investigation Of EPA In Methane Scandal

By Jim Warren, www.ncwarn.org -

By Jim Warren for NC Warn - Durham, NC – Today NC WARN sent the Inspector General of the US EPA a statement signed by 130 diverse organizations calling for an investigation into ourJune 8 [...]

EPA Official Covered Up Methane Leakage Problems

By Jim Warren, www.fsm2016.org -

By Jim Warren for NC Warn - Durham, NC – A watchdog group today charged that a high-ranking federal official connected to the fossil fuel industry committed scientific fraud and possibly criminal [...]

Environmental Group Asked To Post Bond To Challenge Permit For Methane Gas Plant

By John Downey, www.bizjournals.com -

By John Downey for Charlotte Business Journal - An environmental and consumer advocacy group has until May 27 to decide if they can risk ponying up a $10 million bond to challenge Duke Energy’s [...]

Tacoma Methanol Plant Plans Paused

By Derrick Nunnally, www.thenewstribune.com -

By Derrick Nunnally for the News tribune. Tacoma, Washington - A controversial proposal to build the world’s largest methanol manufacturing plant at the Port of Tacoma has been shelved for “the [...]

L.A.’s Slow-Moving Oil And Gas Disaster

By Laura Bliss, www.citylab.com -

By Laura Bliss for City Lab - Prior to October 2015, many homeowners in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles were unaware that they lived next door to one of the largest natural gas [...]

Methane Leaks Undercut Climate Change Goals

By PSE Healthy Energy, www.popularresistance.org -

By PSE Healthy Energy. Oakland, California (January 27, 2016) – New analysis from PSE Healthy Energy and University of California at Berkeley finds that increased deployment of renewable energy [...]

2015: The Year Methane Leaked Into The Headlines

By Lisa Song, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Lisa Song for Inside Climate News - Scientists made significant progress in 2015 measuring methane emissions from the natural gas industry, continuing a years-long quest to quantify the [...]

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