Colorado recently became the second US state to overhaul and tighten gas flaring and venting rules, joining Alaska in prohibiting routine flaring and venting. This means that companies can only legally flare and vent gas during upset conditions and not for longer than 24 hours. Other states are expected…
Laura is a Senior Associate with RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries program. She supports the team’s efforts to curb methane emissions from the natural gas supply chain through research on pathways towards the certification and verification of low methane emission natural gas.
Prior to joining RMI as an associate, Laura worked as a fellow with the Town of Hanover, New Hampshire to develop a community-wide renewable energy procurement strategy and status update. Previously, she interned with RMI’s City Renewables Accelerator team, where she helped contextualize RMI’s support of city renewable energy procurement efforts with a survey of existing resources and interviews with city personnel.
At Dartmouth, Laura helped quantify and communicate Dartmouth’s energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions as a Sustainability Office intern, and studied the rate of recent retreat of Uganda’s glaciers with satellite imagery.
BA in Earth Sciences (Engineering Sciences minor), Dartmouth College