White House and EPA Fact Sheets

Bloomberg Op-ed: Methane Rules Are Good for the Energy Industry

Everywhere you look, it seems there’s another ad trying to persuade people that natural gas is the key to a clean energy future. The American Petroleum Institute (API) is running a seven-figure campaign touting its climate benefits, despite the fact that natural gas is a fossil fuel with a significant carbon footprint.

The industry conducts misleading campaigns like this one because pressure to reduce greenhouse emissions is building. People are coming to realize that we need a 100% clean economy, and they increasingly want pollution-free energy.

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Albuquerque Journal: Science Should Remain In Methane-Fix Drivers’ Seat

Who knew collaboration could result in, well, results? According to a Carlsbad Current-Argus story in the Journal last month, New Mexico’s Methane Advisory Panel – led by state officials but including members whose backgrounds range from the Chevron Corporation to the Sierra Club – has recently put forth a report outlining a number of proposals to help curb methane emissions generated by the energy industry. By all appearances, the diverse group of stakeholders did its best to take a long, hard, honest look at what can be – and what needs to be – done.

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Santa Fe New Mexican Op-ed: Speak up about methane

When Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham directed the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department to develop regulations that reduce the amount of methane emissions from New Mexico’s biggest industry, we knew it would be a heavy lift. But this effort is critical for the health of New Mexico’s environment, climate, citizens and economy.

We are pleased to announce a significant milestone has been reached in reducing methane emissions in the oil and gas industry. After months of hard work and hours of meetings, the Methane Advisory Panel draft report is ready for public review and comment through Feb. 20.

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