BLM To Use GHG Estimate, SCC Metric In Fossil Fuel Leasing Reviews

October 29, 2021
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says its upcoming environmental reviews for oil and gas lease sales will for the first time assess greenhouse gas emissions “on a national scale” and also consider the social cost of carbon (SCC) and other GHGs, measures environmentalists have long sought to better account for fossil fuels’ climate impacts. “The BLM is committed to responsible development on public lands, including ensuring that our environmental reviews consider the climate impacts of energy development on lands...

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