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New Tools Pinpoint Natural Gas Leaks, Maximizing a Fuel’s Green Qualities

Published: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 10:26am
Category: 
Energy

Natural gas is hailed as green and safe, but its environmental benefits and ability to temper climate change are reduced by its tendency to leak into the air undetected. 

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Internal EPA report highlights disputes over fracking and well water

Published: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:51am
Category: 
Water

One year ago, the Environmental Protection Agency finished testing drinking water in Dimock, Pa., after years of complaints by residents who suspected that nearby natural gas production had fouled their wells. 

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Arctic methane 'time bomb' could have huge economic costs

Published: 
Thu, 07/25/2013 - 11:43pm
Category: 
Energy

Scientists say that the release of large amounts of methane from thawing permafrost in the Arctic could have huge economic impacts for the world.