Natural Gas

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.”

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt does a television interview at the U.S. Capitol before President Donald Trump delivers a speech to a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017.

EPA No Longer Requires Methane Emissions Information from Oil and Natural Gas Companies

The agency started requiring the information in May 2016 as a step towards decreasing greenhouse gases.

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Natural Gas Pipeline Explodes in Texas

People living more than 50 miles away felt it happen.

On January 15, 2016, in Washington, DC, activists urged the EPA to shut down Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage facility for sickening residents in Porter Ranch, California.

REPORT: America's Natural Gas Storage Situation is Subpar, Unsafe

Hundreds of the facilities are less than three miles from residential areas.

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in San Bruno, California, September 9, 2010, where a pipeline exploded and killed eight people.

Utility Company Faces Felony Charges in Gas Pipeline Explosion

The 2010 rupture killed eight people and injured 58 others in San Bruno, California.

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Natural Gas Power Plant in New Orleans East? Neighbors Say No

Groups are calling the proposal for a refurbished gas plant in the predominantly Black community an “environmental injustice.”