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Carbon dioxide released by the combustion of fossil fuels is the biggest contributor to climate change, but methane — the chief component…Read More

EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites

Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. Using a plane that was specially equipped to measure greenhouse gas emissions in the air, scientists found that drilling…Read More
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Did you know fracking is now linked to earthquakes?!

Geologists: Fracking Likely Cause of Ohio Earthquakes

U.S. fracking Geologists: Fracking Likely Cause of Ohio Earthquakes A brine injection well owned by Northstar Disposal Services LLC is seen in Youngstown, Ohio, Jan. 4, 2011. Amy Sancetta—AP Tremors under the state’s Appalachian Mountains last month were likely the result of hydraulic fracturing—the gas…Read More