Senator Markey, Colleagues Urge FTC to Crack Down on Deceptive “Certified” Gas Claims 

February 12, 2024By Al Johnson-KurtsPress Releases No Comments

A group of senators have sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission urging the agency to investigate and crack down on misleading environmental claims by fossil fuel companies and gas certification programs. Over the past decade, the gas industry has engaged in a greenwashing campaign in which third-party “gas certifiers” evaluate methane emissions from natural gas production, often utilizing unreliable and inaccurate technologies and methodologies.