Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

March 1st, 2016

Action Alert! BLM Methane Rule

February 16, 2016–The public comment period is underway on The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) draft rule to update its regulations to reduce the waste of natural gas from flaring, venting, and leaks from oil and gas production operations on public and Indian lands. Read more here and see what input YOU can have! It’s […]

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February 29th, 2016

U.S. Climate-Changing Emissions Drastically Underestimated

U.S Climate-Changing Emissions Drastically Underestimated (Weekly podcast Feb 26, 2016) Measuring the emissions of the powerful climate-changing gas methane emissions is difficult, as it escapes from wetlands and landfills as well as from oil and gas drilling and pipelines around the world. Now, a team of scientists using satellite data with ground observations has found […]

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February 27th, 2016

Porter Ranch ‘Monster’ Gas Leak Largest in U.S. History

Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams | February 26, 2016 7:58 pm The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, which lasted for months and sickened scores of nearby residents, has been confirmed as the largest methane leak in history. According to a peer-reviewed study published Thursday in the journal Science, the nearly four-month leak released roughly 100,000 tons […]

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September 25th, 2015

EPA faces heat from both sides in push to cut oil and gas pollution

First public hearing on proposed methane rules draws demands for tougher approach, but opposition from industry By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Posted: 09/23/2015 04:34:22 PM MDT Environmental Protection Agency officials pressing ahead on a White House effort to cut air pollution linked to climate change faced a blitz Wednesday during a public hearing in […]

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