Environmental Defense Fund

Latest EDF methane study overstates emissions from refineries, NG power plants

EDF authors spend significant amount of last two pages of report making the case for more aggressive regulations By Jackie Stewart, EnergyInDepth After spending $18 million on 16 previous methane studies with the stated purpose to “influence government policy concerning…the regulation of fracking,” the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has come out with yet another methane […]

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Barnett Shale emissions bun fight has easy (and cheap) solution

Barnett Shale methane emissions studies find a few super-emitting facilities to blame A dispute between the oil and gas industry and eco-activists over fugitive methane emissions in the Barnett Shale nicely illustrates my argument of three months ago why the energy sector should voluntarily address environmental issues. Earlier this week, Environmental Science & Technology published a series of 11 papers on methane emissions in

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