BLM Methane Rule Dodges Bullet

May 18, 2017

On May 10, the US Senate voted against a debate that could have repealed the Bureau of Land Management's Methane Waste Prevention Rule, which updates restrictions on methane venting, flaring, and leaking during oil and gas exploration on public lands. KDNK’s Amy Hadden Marsh spoke with Joshua Mantell, Deputy Director for Energy and Climate for the Wilderness Society, about the importance of the rule and how it narrowly escaped repeal.

FLIR image comparison of Parachute Creek natural gas facilities.
Credit Earthworks photo, courtesy From the Styx