U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters. President Richard Nixon proposed the establishment of EPA on July 9, 1970; it began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order.
A number of regulatory forces are in motion to lower methane emissions that are going to have a profound impact on the U.S. oil and natural gas industry in the coming years.
Murkiness remains for projects involving water, despite clarity from Supreme Court on the limits of EPA’s power.
Constellation Energy CEO Joe Dominguez said he is “disappointed” in peers that don’t agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's “practical” and “flexible” proposal.
While progress is being made to achieve net-zero emissions by 2030, there is still much to be done, and the key may lie with carbon capture and storage.
The $700 million provided by the U.S. will be accompanied by technical assistance to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Environmental Protection Agency has established biofuel blending volumes for 2023 through 2025, ranging from 20.94 billion gallons in 2023 to 21.54 billion gallons in 2024 and 22.33 billion gallons in 2025.
The Environmental Protection Agency is reportedly extending the liquid fuels program to electric vehicles, thus delaying the Biden administration's decision.
In a new plan to eliminate methane leaks, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a program to detect the biggest methane emitting sites and notify the owner, making the leak information public.