Study: Fracking Prompts Global Spike In Atmospheric Methane

By Blaine Friedlander, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

Project Censored 2015: Top Ten News Stories The Media Ignored

By Tim Redmond for Cascadia Weekly. As Project Censored staffers Mickey Huff and Andy Lee Roth note, 90 percent of U.S. news media—the traditional outlets that employ full-time reporters—are [...]

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