Press Release: Faith Community Supports EPA’s Proposed Methane Pollution Standards

Aug 18, 2015 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, National Press Clips, Press Releases, What's New


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO – Faith leaders from around the country voiced strong support today as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the first-ever proposed rules to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas sites. As a toxic pollutant and potent greenhouse gas able to trap 80 times as much heat over a 20-year period as carbon dioxide, faith groups have identified methane pollution as a serous public health risk in need of regulation.  Read More

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