By Camilla Feibelman, Rio Grande Chapter Chair
Utility-related cases at the Public Regulation Commission (PRC) are as complex as the need for a transformation to clean, renewable energy is urgent.
New Energy Economy and Retake Our Democracy have misrepresented the Sierra Club’s position and that of the Coalition for Clean and Affordable Energy (CCAE), of which we are a member. This time would be better spent talking to you about the next key steps we need to take – and that we will be taking – to solve the climate crisis, but we will get to that in future reports.
Before saying anything else, I want to be clear that we make it a policy not to impugn the intentions ...
By Camilla Feibelman, Rio Grande Chapter director
You’ve read it here more than once. Oil and gas operations throughout the state are wasting natural gas they extract from our public lands.
Methane — the key component of natural gas that also happens to be a powerful greenhouse gas — is leaked, vented or flared throughout the oil and gas drilling, transport and storage processes. As part of the Paris Climate Agreement, the Obama Administration passed rules at the EPA and BLM that would slow this waste, protect health, reduce climate change and brought more royalties into the state treasury.
That these methane rules (against all odds) are still in effect is thanks to you. The Trump Administration has done its ...