natural gas

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Fuel From Landfill Methane Goes on Sale

Published: 
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 8:33am
Category: 
Energy

Farmers, waste management companies and the energy industries have long experimented with converting methane, a byproduct of decomposing organic matter, into transportation fuel.

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Fight Over Energy Finds a New Front in a Corner of Idaho

Published: 
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 8:46am
Category: 
Energy

In this remote corner of the Northwest, most people think of gas as something coming from a pump, not a well. But when it comes to energy, remote isn’t what it used to be.

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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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Liquefied Natural Gas Export Plans Stir Debate, Raise Environmental Concerns

Published: 
Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:30pm
Category: 
Energy

A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster.

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Sunday Dialogue: Gas Drilling and Our Energy Future

Published: 
Wed, 04/24/2013 - 8:54am
Category: 
Energy

Readers discuss whether natural gas from shale is a promising resource or a misguided risk.