Posts tagged with: Bakeyah Nelson

Environmental Groups Hopeful After Methane Rule

One Houston group calls a recent federal appeals court ruling “promising.”   Environmental groups are feeling good about a recent court win against the Trump Administration. The D.C. circuit appeals court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency can’t delay an Obama-era Methane emissions rule. The court found the EPA didn’t have the power under the

Communities suing EPA to force faster adoption of chemical disaster rule

The Chemical Disaster Rule is designed to prevent chemical accidents — and to ensure community members have adequate emergency response in place to reduce harm if they do happen,” said Bakeyah Nelson, executive director of Air Alliance Houston, one of the groups petitioning the D.C. Circuit Court. “Preparation for an emergency in these situations, particularly