Press Releases

LCV Statement on Obama Administration’s Actions to Reduce Methane Pollution

Jan 14, 2015

WASHINGTON DC — The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the Obama administration’s actions to reduce harmful methane pollution by the oil and gas industry:

“This announcement once again demonstrates the President’s strong commitment to tackling the climate crisis through his Climate Action Plan. This is an important first step in creating the strongest possible standards to curb our nation’s largest sources of industrial methane pollution. We look forward to continuing to work with the Obama administration to reduce methane pollution across the board to hold polluters accountable and protect our planet for future generations.”