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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on April 29, 2016 - 9:14am

fuzzy mathBLM’s proposed venting and flaring rule is the administration’s latest regulation targeting oil and natural gas production. BLM’s proposal suffers from wide-ranging problems including jurisdictional overreach into air quality, technologically infeasible requirements, and implementation costs...

by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on April 18, 2016 - 9:36am

In a hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining on the Bureau of Land Management’s venting and flaring rule, Senator Al Franken felt compelled to use his five minutes of allotted time for questions...

by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on April 14, 2016 - 2:56pm
Today, I had the privilege of testifying before Senate committee Energy and Natural Resource Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining in a hearing on the flawed venting and flaring rule proposed by the Bureau of Land Management.

As noted before, the...

by Ryan Streams, Regulatory Affairs Analyst on April 11, 2016 - 2:36pm
Computer models are powerful tools, but as the old saying goes, “garbage in, garbage out” and models of the Social Cost of Methane (SCM) are no exceptions. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new methane rules rely heavily on the SCM to show a benefit. Now, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is...