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Obama Administration’s Plan to Regulate Methane Offers Yet Another False Solution


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Obama Administration’s Plan to Regulate Methane Offers Yet Another False Solution

WASHINGTON - Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food & Water Watch, issued the following statement in response to the release of the Obama Administration’s regulations to directly regulate methane leaks from the oil and gas industry:

“If adopted, these regulations would wrongly promote natural gas as a ‘clean’ alternative to oil and coal. These weak regulations leave the impression that pursuing natural gas benefits the environment, providing a justification for continuing to drill and frack.

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