EPN Articles Related To Natural Gas/Methane


How George Floyd Protests Swayed a Texas Fracking Town

June 12, 2020 / by

Mike Lee /

E&E News

Mustafa Santiago Ali, EPN member and former EPA Senior Advisor for Environmental Justice; and Community Revitalization; and Assistant Associate Administrator for Environmental Justice,  was quoted in this article regarding the City Council of Arlington, Texas, rejecting of a natural gas well that would have caused disproportionate harm to black and Hispanic residents. Mustafa was also quoted in an article by USA Today on the different forms of environmental racism. 

Indiana Cities to Develop Greenhouse Gas Emissions Plans

March 10, 2020 / by

Enrique Saenz /

Indiana Environmental Reporter

Janet McCabe, EPN member and former Acting Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Air and Radiation was quoted in this article on Indiana cities developing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. A similar article was published by Inside Indiana Business.

EPA’s Emergency Response Has Gaps, Watchdog Reports

Jan 3, 2020 / by

Stephen Lee /

Bloomberg Environment

EPN member Bonnie Bellow, former EPA Director, Public Affairs Division, Region 2, is quoted in this article about EPA’s incomplete inventory of what emergency response equipment it owns, where the pieces are located, and whether they still work.

Duke Climatologist Seeks A Halt On Gas-Fired Power Plants, Atlantic Coast Pipeline

October 10, 2019 / by

Lynn Bonner /

The News & Observer

EPN member Dale Evarts, former Director, EPA Climate and International Group, was quoted in this article about a letter sent to the governor of North Carolina by a Duke professor and endorsed by two dozen former EPA officials regarding natural gas infrastructure in the state and the dangerous effects of methane leakage. A similar article ran in The News & Observer.