The League joined a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to expeditiously move forward with regulations to cut methane emissions.

The League of Women Voters has been at the forefront of the environmental protection movement for decades, consistently supporting legislation to preserve our nation’s natural resources and protect our public health. We support legislation that seeks to protect our country from the physical, economic and public health effects of climate change while also providing pathways to economic prosperity.

On May 7, 2013 the League offered comments to the Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board on the study of the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources.

The League submitted the following comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on October 9, 2012. The comments contain guidance on proposed revision of environmental guidance documents governing interstate natural gas lines.

LWVUS sent comments to the Bureau of Land Management regarding a proposed rule that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land. The rule would provide disclosure to the public of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land, strengthen regulations related to well-bore integrity, and address issues related to flowback water.

The comments below were submitted to the EPA regarding the use of diesel fuels in hydraulic fracturing.