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California methane leak

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#1 eds



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Posted 27 February 2016 - 09:09 AM

A single natural gas leak, will have an impact on the climate equivalent to,
. . . annual greenhouse gas emissions from over 1/2 a million cars,
. . . the largest methane leak in the entire USA's history.

2-27-2016 Source:  California methane leak

#2 Shortpoet-GTD



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Posted 28 February 2016 - 06:08 AM

What? Methane emissions are STILL unregulated?
"As a greenhouse gas, it's incredibly potent in the short term, capable of trapping up to 90 times more heat than carbon dioxide over a 20-30 time period."

California's leak?
"The study, one of the first peer-reviewed measurements of the leak and based on a series of scientific flights over the site, found
60 metric tons of methane leaking every hour." !!!!!!!!!!!!

Quotes from article on Mother Jones/Environment-

#3 eds



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Posted 29 February 2016 - 06:45 AM

Scariest Part of Methane Leak is,
. . . There are hundreds of natural gas storage facilities like this one around the country, and
. . . there’s nothing in place to monitor these facilities for leaks or respond to them quickly.

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