Fascinating, I had no idea. From their post.
Issue: PREVENTING WASTE FROM OIL & GAS DRILLING (Deadline: ongoing)CW-Methane
Target: Congressman Scott Tipton, Senator Cory Gardner
Action: Call Rep. Tipton: 970-241-2499 or 202-225-4761, Call Sen. Gardner: (970) 245-9553 or (303) 391-5777 or (202) 224-5941
Key messages: Let your elected officials in Congress know that ending the rule that limits methane leaks and waste is not in our best interests.
1. I do not want oil and gas companies to waste natural gas or leak methane from operations conducted on public land. The current rule is necessary to protect clean air.
2. The current rule is good for taxpayers. I want the public to continue to receive royalties for natural gas produced on public lands.
3. Already since 2013, over $1.5 billion worth of natural gas has been wasted. Loosening oversight will increase waste. Keep the rule in tact.
4. Wiping out carefully constructed standards at the whim of the oil and gas industry endangers our climate, pollutes our air, and costs American taxpayers money.
Please do not vote to dismantle this important rule.Capital Watch : Wilderness WorkshopSource: Capital Watch : Wilderness Workshop