30 Sep '15, 7am

Methane, clean water and GMOs bills need a business voice

Successful sustainability initiatives often depend on strong laws, oversight and guidelines. Leaders in the business world can help make good initiatives come to fruition by fighting for policies that protect the environment. From climate change to water to GMO labeling, here are three pro-sustainable business policies the American Sustainable Business Council is working on in conjunction with many other organizations . Support new methane rules Last month, the EPA announced proposed revisions to the Oil & Gas New Source Performance Standards, including the first federal regulations on methane for the oil and gas industry. Methane, a byproduct of natural gas drilling and a greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide, generally has been unregulated, and this rule would not affect existing oil and gas infrastructure in the United States, limiting its impact som...

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