Proposed Methane Standards: limits on methane pollution from oil and gas operations

danielmenorahInterfaith Power & Light released comments on the EPA’s announcement of proposed methane emission limits from oil and gas operations yesterday.  PA IPL’s own Rabbi Daniel Swartz was one of three faith leaders quoted. See the full release: Methane-press-release.IPL  and click through for video of leaks.

Faith Community Supports EPA’s Proposed Methane Pollution Standards Religious leaders applaud move to protect public health

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.

Rabbi Daniel Swartz, president of the board of Pennsylvania IPL said: Continue reading Proposed Methane Standards: limits on methane pollution from oil and gas operations