EPA methane report further divides fracking camps

Apr 29, 2013 Full story: www.biosciencetechnology.com

The Environmental Protection Agency has dramatically lowered its estimate of how much of a potent heat-trapping gas leaks during natural gas production, in a shift with major implications for a debate that has divided environmentalists: Does the recent boom in fracking help or hurt the fight against climate change? Oil and gas drilling companies ... (more)

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Since: Feb 06

New Rochelle

#1 Apr 29, 2013
The natural gas industry s to be congratulated on cleaning up leaks and emissions.

If they can now find a way to use non-poisonous compounds in their fracking in critical water table area, I will be happy with fracking...

I'm thinking liquified gasses.
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#2 Apr 29, 2013
Mr_Bill wrote:
The natural gas industry s to be congratulated on cleaning up leaks and emissions.
If they can now find a way to use non-poisonous compounds in their fracking in critical water table area, I will be happy with fracking...
I'm thinking liquified gasses.
Stay tuned. There were no scientific/field studies behind the industry's assertions which were adopted in the EPA report.

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