BLM surpasses renewable energy goal

BLM surpasses renewable energy goal

On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management released its final Renewable Energy Rule, which updates regulations to incentivize and expedite wind and solar energy development on national public lands. The rule codifies lower acreage rental and capacity fees and provides...
Greenhouse gases at an all time high

Greenhouse gases at an all time high

The levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide and methane, the two greenhouse gases most responsible for rising global temperatures, reached historic highs last year, according to an announcement from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on...
The Permian Basin has a major methane problem

The Permian Basin has a major methane problem

As natural gas production in the Permian Basin grows, so does the amount of methane wasted in the region.  Methane is a strong climate-warming pollutant and the main component of natural gas. It is also a byproduct of oil production, and there is insufficient...