Shannon Van Hoesen


Press Releases


House Passes Bill to Expand LNG Exports, Prioritizes Fossil Fuel Handouts Over People

Washington, DC - Today, Republicans in the US House of Representatives passed H.R. 7176 to accelerate the expansion of liquefied methane gas exports, known as LNG, despite the harm to people and the…

Bill to Expand LNG Exports Prioritizes Fossil Fuel Handouts Over People

Washington, DC - Today, Republicans in the US House of Representatives advanced H.R. 7176 out of the rules committee in an attempt to accelerate the expansion of liquefied methane gas exports, known…

50+ Organizations Oppose H.R. 1130 & Condemn Any Efforts to Accelerate the Expansion of LNG Exports

** READ THE LETTER ** Washington, DC — Fifty-six climate and environmental justice organizations sent a letter urging Speaker Mike Johnson and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries to oppose H.R.…

In Win for Consumers, DOE Issues Final Efficiency Standard for Stoves

Washington, DC - Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released a final energy efficiency standard for stoves. The new standards will take effect in 2028 and, according to DOE, are projected to save…

Frontline & National Organizations Respond to Biden Administration Announcement to Pause New LNG Export Approvals & Reassess Public Interest Determination

Coalition Press StatementWASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Biden Administration announced it will pause approval on new liquefied natural gas exports, including those from the controversial Calcasieu Pass…

Sierra Club Statement: Pause on New LNG Export Approvals is Bold and Historic Win for Climate, Communities and Consumers

Washington, DC - Today, President Biden and Secretary Granholm announced that the Department of Energy (DOE) will halt approvals of liquified gas exports, known as LNG, while the agency reviews its…

Anticipated Pause on New LNG Export Approvals and Review of Public Interest Determination Criteria Would Be Major Wins for Climate, Communities, and Consumers

Washington, DC - The New York Times is reporting that the Department of Energy (DOE) will halt approvals of liquified gas exports, known as LNG, including the controversial CP2, while the agency…

EPA Announces Waste Emissions Charge Rulemaking to Hold Oil and Gas Industry Accountable for Pollution

Washington, DC - Today, the Environmental Protection Agency opened the rulemaking for its Waste Emissions Charge regulation, designed to achieve important methane pollution reductions from the oil…

Sierra Club Reaction to DOE Re-evaluating Public Interest Determination for Gas Exports

Washington, DC - A report today indicates the Biden administration is considering updating the criteria it uses to determine whether an application for exporting liquified gas, known as LNG, is in…

IRA Tax Credits Will Incentivize Cleanest Version of Hydrogen Production

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Treasury released draft guidance for the Inflation Reduction Act’s 45V tax credits for hydrogen that will encourage production of the cleanest versions…