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Document February 14, 2023

Joint NGO Comments on Supplemental NSPS Proposal

Joint nonprofit group comments on the EPA’s Supplemental New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) proposal

Press Release February 14, 2023

EPA Must Swiftly Finalize Strong Safeguards Against Methane Pollution

We’ll continue to advocate for the strongest possible standards to drastically reduce methane pollution

Document February 14, 2023

Joint Environmental Justice Comments on NSPS Proposal

Environmental justice group comments on the EPA’s Supplemental New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) proposal.

Press Release November 28, 2022

Earthjustice Statement on BLM Waste Prevention Proposed Rule

BLM must do more to prevent wasteful flaring and protect communities

Navajo Community leader Daniel Tso has watched as oil and gas operations have encroached more and more on his community’s tribal lands. “The leases have been signed, the approval has been given, but the one thing — how do we mitigate the adverse impacts, the health and safety of the people?” asks Tso.
(Steven St. John for Earthjustice)
feature November 11, 2022

Methane: A Dangerous Problem, An Easy Solution

Our bodies should not be the dumping ground for dirty industries. The technology to dramatically reduce harmful methane pollution is available today, and major polluters should be required to use it.

Press Release November 2, 2021

Earthjustice Applauds Methane Pollution Proposal

The Biden administration announced its proposal to reinstate critical climate and public health protections

Press Release November 2, 2021

Earthjustice Celebra Regulación Propuesta para Frenar Contaminación por Metano

La administración Biden anunció su plan para restablecer protecciones vitales para el clima y la salud pública.

Press Release June 25, 2021

Earthjustice Applauds Lawmakers for Voting to Restore Methane Pollution Standards

The House passed a Congressional Review Act resolution that would reinstate critical methane protections

Press Release April 28, 2021

Earthjustice Applauds Lawmakers for Voting to Restore Methane Pollution Standards

The Senate passed a Congressional Review Act resolution to repeal a Trump-era rule limiting EPA’s ability to regulate methane pollution

Press Release March 25, 2021

Earthjustice Applauds Congressional Leadership to Restore Methane Pollution Standards

Trump-era rollback threatens the environment and public health

Press Release December 21, 2020

Environmental Groups Appeal Wyoming Federal Court’s Decision to Overturn Vital Waste Management Protections

The Waste Prevention Rule is a common-sense rule protecting tribal and public lands from oil and gas waste

Methane pollution. (Leonid Ikan / Shutterstock)
Press Release September 15, 2020

Tribal and Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration over Methane Emissions Rollbacks

Gutting two of the most vital methane pollution protections in the midst of a global pandemic would further jeopardize public health

Methane pollution. (Leonid Ikan / Shutterstock)
Press Release August 12, 2020

Trump Administration Guts Methane Pollution Standards in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

By eliminating methane pollution safeguards, EPA is prioritizing fossil fuel interests over public health

Document July 16, 2020

Trump Administration Unlawfully Rescinded Protections against Methane Waste, Court Rules

Ruling reinstates Obama administration's methane rule

Flaring at a drill site.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory July 16, 2020

Court Slaps Down Trump Administration’s Rollback of Methane Rule

Ruling reinstates Obama administration’s BLM Waste Prevention Rule

El encendido en un sitio de perforación.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release: Victory July 16, 2020

Corte Invalida Retroceso de La Administración Trump Sobre Norma del Metano

El fallo restablece la Regla de Prevención de Residuos de la administración Obama

In November 2015, 35 people from 12 different states came to Washington, D.C. with one message: clean up the oil and gas industry’s air pollution.
(Jessica Ennis / Earthjustice)
Press Release August 29, 2019

Earthjustice Condemns Trump EPA Rollback of Key Methane Emission Standards

The Obama-era rule is the latest in a string of environmental rollbacks the Trump administration is undertaking that would jeopardize our climate

En noviembre de 2015, 35 personas de 12 estados llegaron a Washington D.C. con un mensaje claro: limpien la contaminación del aire causada por las industrias del petróleo y gas.
(Jessica Ennis / Earthjustice)
Press Release August 29, 2019

Earthjustice Condena A La EPA De Trump Por Retroceder Normas Clave De Emisión De Metano

La regla de la era Obama es la última de una serie de retrocesos ambientales que la administración Trump está emprendiendo y que pondría en peligro nuestro clima.