Fracking study sends alert about leakage of potent greenhouse gas

Christian Science Monitor: Fracking may lead to larger releases of methane into the air than previously estimated, according to a new study. Scientists are now trying to find out if the underestimation is unique to the gas field they examined or whether rogue emissions from such fields are also being underestimated in other areas where there is hydraulic fracturing – or "fracking" – to collect natural gas form certain rock formations. The study, conducted by researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's......

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