Natural gas extraction is booming—and so are harmful methane leaks

Popular Science | 11/21/2019 | Staff
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In one study, a combination of ground-based and aircraft measurements revealed just how off inventories can be. Led by the Environmental Defense Fund, the project found that 2.3 percent of methane produced in the U.S. was leaking at some point during its mining, storage, and transportation—far higher than the EPA estimate of 1.4 percent. Meanwhile, natural gas production in America...
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