- 649 active oil & gas wells, compressors and processors on public lands
- 1 HUNDRED people live within the threat radius
- 298 square miles lie within the threat radius
How many oil and gas wells on public lands are in North Dakota?
- There are 1,634 active wells on public lands in North Dakota
Who is affected by oil and gas pollution on public lands in North Dakota?
- Communities in western North Dakota, right next door to the Wyoming region of widespread oil and gas development known as the Powder River Basin.
- Many lands in North Dakota are affected, over 238 square miles, which are popular for recreation and outdoor activities.
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The best way to make change is to make more people aware that there’s a problem that needs fixing.
Call the Bureau of Land Management at 844-896-8119!
Tell the Trump Administration that:
- We need protect our children’s health by keeping important methane safeguards in place.
- Air pollution from the oil and gas industry impacts over 12 million people in this country, including 3 million children.
- Protections that require the industry to reduce methane pollution are cost effective and common sense.
- Our health, as well as the our planet’s climate, deserves to be protected from dangerous air pollution.
For more information about efforts to protect the public, visit: methanefacts.org