Biden to announce tougher regulations on methane emissions from oil and gas production

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday will propose rules to plug methane gas leaks at hundreds of thousands of oil and gas wells in the U.S., marking its most aggressive action yet to curb climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. The agency’s measures will strengthen regulations on new oil and gas wells and impose new requirements for existing wells that previously escaped methane regulations. President Joe Biden will formally announce the proposals during the second day of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, according to senior administration officials. The methane initiatives…

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Travel photo of roadside gas station wins at world’s largest photo competition

Ralph Gräf won the first prize in the category of Open Travel for his photo “Gasing Up At Roy’s,” which freeze-frames the iconic roadside gas station and motel in the California desert off Route 66.(Ralph Gräf) You can almost feel the heat and strength of the California sun on your skin if you gaze long enough at the award-winning travel image from the world’s largest photography competition. In the Sony World Photography Awards, German photographer Ralph Graf took first prize in the category of Open Travel for his photo “Gasing…

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6 Home Remedies for Gas That Are Sure to Give Relief

A gassy stomach can strike anytime and can be very embarrassing, to say the least. It is actually quite a painful experience often leading to stomach cramps, bloating, heaviness and heartburn. Medically known as flatulence, it is a condition where excess gas gets collected in your digestive tract. But to deal with the problem, it’s first crucial to understand why it occurs. Gas can collect in your digestive system in two ways. While eating or drinking, you swallow the air that causes the oxygen and nitrogen to enter your body.…

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