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October 14, 2019: Tests conducted over the weekend at the Aliso Canyon gas facility showed no detectable levels of methane in the wake of a large wildfire that has charred a 7,900-acre swath in the hills of the northern San Fernando Valley.
October 12, 2019
October 8, 2019: The researchers were able to scoop the bubbling water out of the sea with buckets.
September 14, 2019: New federal rules on methane measurement that take effect in January 2020 have kick-started innovation in technology and engineering in the oil and gas sector, making Canada a leader in the field.
September 9, 2019: Many of the methane-filled lakes on Titan were likely formed after explosions of warming nitrogen left dozens of empty craters dotting the surface of Saturn's largest moon.
September 6, 2019: The U.S. EPA just moved to roll back Obama-era regulations that target methane emissions. While smaller firms are happy about the regulatory relaxation, larger firms have urged the administration to preserve the rules. Are they looking out for themselves or for the industry?
September 4, 2019: President Trump ordered a rollback of Obama-era methane regulations which obliged the oil and gas industry to monitor and fix methane leaks across upstream, midstream, and downstream operations. The subsequent climate costs are likely to outweigh any economic or strategic benefit.
September 2, 2019: These are the Top Ten actions against climate change control of President Trump. Heading the list are two this week: supporting President Bolsonaro of Brazil, who laid the groundwork for the Amazon wildfires; and, rolling back regulation of leaks of methane.
August 30, 2019: Environmental experts worry about the consequences of Thursday's announcement
August 30, 2019: Trump administration's move to weaken pollution rules is a missed opportunity to tackle a solvable climate problem
August 29, 2019: If the proposal is adopted, the government would no longer require oil and gas companies to inspect for and repair methane leaks from wells and pipelines.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration is set to announce plans to roll back regulations on methane emissions on Thursday, The New York Times reported.An industry official with knowledge of the plan told the newspaper that the Environmental Protection Agency...
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration is set to roll back Obama-era limits on emissions of methane at oil and gas wells on Thursday, a government source said, relaxing standards on one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change.
August 29, 2019: EPA to release a proposal that would roll back requirements on detecting and plugging methane leaksThe Trump administration is expected to further ease oversight of the oil and gas industry’s emissions of climate changing greenhouse gases by relaxing regulations around methane – a key gas that impacts global hea...
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration continues deregulatory moves with latest proposal.
August 29, 2019: The rule would be the latest move by the Trump administration to roll back Obama-era emission regulations on major oil and gas industries, which are the main source of methane emissions in the U.S.
August 29, 2019: Even some oil and gas companies oppose the EPA plan to loosen regulation of the potent greenhouse gas.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration will propose today the rollback of Obama-era limits on emissions of methane at oil and gas operations, a government source said, relaxing standards on one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to announce rollback regulations on methane emissions in oil fields – the latest push by the administration to undo Obama-era environmental regulations.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration's proposal would ease requirements on energy companies to monitor for methane leaks
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration on Thursday will propose rolling back Obama-era limits on emissions of methane at oil and gas operations on Thursday, a government source said, relaxing standards on one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration on Thursday proposed easing Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a new rule to roll back restrictions on the monitoring of methane, a greenhouse gas contributing to global warming.
August 29, 2019: The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane, one of the main pollutants scientists link to climate change, a move that drew backlash from environmentalists and institutional investors.
August 29, 2019: The Environmental Protection Agency is set to roll back limits on Methane, a major greenhouse gas.