3yr investigation shows CO oil & gas regulators regularly ignore public pollution complaints, 65% of oil & gas operations uninspected

October 21, 2020 • Earthworks * Citizens for Clean Air * Citizens for a Healthy Community * Larimer Alliance * LOGIC * Western Colorado Alliance * WildEarth Guardians
Oct 21 — A three-year investigation released today—Loud and Clear: what public regulation complaints reveal about Colorado’s oversight of oil and gas pollution and whom it serves—shows that state regulators only acted to reduce pollution in response to 14% of… More »

Loud and Clear: What public regulatory complaints reveal about Colorado’s oversight of oil and gas pollution and whom it serves

October 21, 2020 • Nadia Steinzor, Nathalie Eddy, and Raphael Breit

Loud and Clear: What public regulatory complaints reveal about Texas’ oversight of oil and gas pollution and whom it serves

October 21, 2020 • Nadia Steinzor, Sharon Wilson, and Raphael Breit

How Many Lies Does It Take?

October 13, 2020 • Josh Eisenfeld
Last week, Exxon proved, once again, that the oil and gas industry cannot be trusted to take the steps needed to tackle methane pollution and the climate crisis.  Leaked documents, made public by Bloomberg News, show how Exxon has misled… More »

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Split and kill: the quest to avoid regulation by PA’s oil and gas industry

October 13, 2020 • Nadia Steinzor
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) have proposed a rule to help reduce the dangerous methane pollution problem from oil and gas operations in the state.  But as it is written now, this proposal excludes… More »

Texas regulators allow unpermitted oil well to pollute for 10 months, so far

October 8, 2020
Oct 8 — Today Earthworks sent a letter to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Executive Director Toby Baker, and the Texas Railroad Commissioners (TRC), urging them to reject and rescind MDC Pick Pocket 21’s permits after pollution was documented at… More »

3yr investigation shows Ohio regulators ignore public oil & gas pollution complaints, work closely with polluters

October 1, 2020
Oct 1 — A three-year investigation released today by Earthworks and endorsed by 15 regional groups in Ohio and Pennsylvania — Loud and Clear: what public regulation complaints reveal about Ohio’s oversight of oil and gas pollution and whom it… More »

Loud and Clear: What public regulatory complaints reveal about Ohio’s oversight of oil and gas pollution and whom it serves

September 30, 2020 • Nadia Steinzor, Leann Leiter, and Raphael Breit