Trump’s EPA tells Big Oil & Gas: No need to report methane pollution

In response to the EPA’s announcement that oil and gas companies will no longer be required to report how much methane their fracking wells and drill sites emit, Executive Director May Boeve gave the following statement: “This is exactly the kind of climate recklessness we can expect more of from Trump’s EPA. After the Porter Ranch disaster shined a light on the dangerous impacts of methane pollution and fracking, communities nationwide demanded justice. Now the EPA’s first steps to address the problem — a request that the industry simply share information on pollution — have been scrapped, making it clear that oil and gas executives have this agency in the palms of their hands.…. [Persbericht]

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