Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of ‘Clean’ Natural Gas

A gas flare is seen at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. in 2015. A new study says the amount of methane leaking is more than government estimates.

A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government.

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