New Technology Records Baseline Methane Emissions Prior to Construction of Fracking Infrastructure

EcoWatch: Many know fracking`s iconic image: a faucet spewing flaming water, but fewer realize that it`s largely methane, the main constituent of natural gas, burning. Since 90 percent of natural gas is methane, methane levels directly reflect the amount of natural gas in an area. After gas related activities come to a region, homeowners frequently discover methane (and other materials) in their water and/or air. However, they have little recourse because gas and gas pipeline companies persistently deny......

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