Methane Rule

Black man stands among his family's ruined possessions

Climate Justice Roundup: Methane Rule Reinstated, Disaster Relief Aid Requested, Clean Power Plan in Trouble

Two steps forward, one step back.

Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas, on March 26, 2015.

EPA Wants to Extend a Methane Rule Pause From 90 Days to 2 Years

Environmental groups argue it will protect the oil and gas industries while harming residential communities.  

Flared natural gas is burned off at the Deadwood natural gas plant on February 5, 2015 in Garden City, Texas. Flaring is another way methane is released during natural gas drilling.

Lawsuit From Environmental Groups Challenges EPA's Methane Rule Pause

The six groups say it is in violation of the Clean Air Act.

The sun rises over an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is booming on March 24, 2014, near Lost Hills, California.

Senate Rejects Resolution to Remove Methane Emissions Regulations

Environmental organization Friends of the Earth: “Today’s victory against Trump’s plan to hand our public lands to Big Oil is a win for the American people.”

Executive Director of League of United Latin American Citizens Brent Wilkes (C) speaks during a news conference on an immigration reform bill in Capitol Hill May 22, 2007.

Repeal of Environmental Regulations Will Impact Latinx Health

Communities who live near fracking sites need regulations on methane emitters, argues a leading national voice for Latinx organizations.