April 29, 2013

OOPS, NEVERMIND...:

EPA Report Gives Pro-Fracking Camp a Win (MEG HANDLEY, April 29, 2013, US News)

[N]ew estimates from the Environmental Protection Agency show that the leakage of methane - a greenhouse gas - from wells, pipelines and other infrastructure is much lower than previously believed, thanks in large part to better pollution controls implemented by the industry itself, according to the Associated Press. Recently released EPA estimates of methane emissions between 1990 and 2010 are 20 percent less than previous estimates, the AP reported, even as natural gas production has grown by almost 40 percent during the same period.

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