Bennet Joins 51 Lawmakers in Challenging Trump Roll Back of Methane Waste Prevention Rule

Amicus brief makes case that Interior’s rollback violates federal law by authorizing waste of public oil and gas resources, harming the public interest

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a group of 51 lawmakers, led by U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and U.S. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), in filing an amicus brief challenging the U.S Department of the Interior’s decision to revise and effectively reverse the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention rule.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, with a group of bipartisan colleagues, today reintroduced legislation to boost nuclear energy innovation and ensure advanced reactors can provide clean, safe, affordable, and reliable power to meet national and global energy needs.
Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today joined a group of colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Acting Secretary David Bernhardt urging him to extend the public comment period for a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on potential oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Ignored by EPA: Bennet, Casey Demand Answers On Methane Standards Rollback

Following comment period for a proposal to weaken methane standards, senators urge EPA to respond to concerns

Following the end of the comment period for a proposal to weaken methane standards, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Bob Casey (D-PA) today sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to raise the agency’s failure to respond to their concerns and request a meeting to address the proposal.