- 11,424 active oil & gas wells, compressors and processors on public lands
- 2 THOUSAND people live within the threat radius
- 1,422 square miles lie within the threat radius
How many oil and gas wells on public lands are in Utah?
Who is affected by oil and gas pollution on public lands in Utah?
- Populations in almost one-third of Utah’s counties have air quality below EPA standards, likely due to oil and gas development.
- The Uintah Basin in northeastern Utah, where the majority of Utah oil and gas development occurs, experiences poor air quality as a result of widespread oil and gas development.
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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