July 15, 2024

methane emissions

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
NJ Wrestles with Clean Energy Priorities
Speakers told the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to emphasize cutting emissions from heavy- and medium-duty trucks and tackle methane emissions in the state's next Energy Master Plan.
EPA Finalizes Methane Reporting Rule for Oil and Gas Industry
EPA issued a final rule meant to strengthen, expand and update methane emissions reporting requirements for oil and natural gas systems, as required by the Inflation Reduction Act.
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BNEF Summit: Oil, Gas Execs Argue for Key Role in Energy Transition
A series of presentations and panels at the BloombergNEF Summit provided a measure of the industry’s success in crafting a narrative based on a balanced and well-paced transition that includes cutting egregious emissions and scaling carbon capture and storage technologies. 
EPA: US GHG Emissions Rose 1.3% in 2022
The topline figures from EPA’s new inventory of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2022 show the country’s slow and uneven progress toward President Joe Biden’s goal of cutting emissions by 50 to 52% below 2005 levels by 2030.
Crude Oil, Natural Gas Emissions Regs to be Published

New EPA standards intended to reduce air emissions from the crude oil and natural gas industries are scheduled to be published this week.

EPA Proposes Methane Emission Penalties
EPA is moving to impose financial penalties for excessive methane emissions within the oil and gas sector. 
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Hydrogen Americas Summit Highlights Industry Poised for Takeoff
U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said that while a lot of progress has been made, getting to a fully decarbonized economy is going to require new technologies.
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Massachusetts Lawmakers Look to Address Heating, Building Emissions
Massachusetts lawmakers and climate advocates held a legislative briefing on a set of bills looking to spur the decarbonization of the state’s heating sector.
Guterres: G20 Nations Should Commit to Net Zero by 2040
A report released by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of potential climate catastrophe by the 2030s if GHGs aren't slashed immediately.
IEA Finds Methane Emissions on the Rise
The IEA Global Methane Tracker found emissions of the greenhouse gas rose last year, but offered cost-effective solutions to bring them down.

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