The company also must make improvements to the Edgar Thomson plant, including installing a video system to monitor emissions, and conduct a study to determine better ways to control pollution.
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The company has revised its water request, but some still oppose the plan over fears that it will impact aquatic wildlife.
‘Blue’ hydrogen still emits some carbon dioxide, whereas ‘green’ hydrogen doesn’t. But right now, blue hydrogen is more cost-efficient than because it relies on technology that’s been around for almost a century.
The 4 million metric tons of methane emissions from these wells are the equivalent of 21 million extra cars on the road, the EPA says.
The UN’s latest report on climate change issued this week finds there are still things we can do about climate change, including changes to one of our biggest sources of climate polluting emissions: transportation.
EPA data showed the plant emitted 608,000 tons of carbon dioxide in 2020, the equivalent of 129,000 cars on the road.
Shell says the spill was caused by faulty equipment.
An Allegheny County study pinned hydrogen sulfide levels on the Clairton plant. The company disputes the findings.
Clairton coke works is the county’s largest single emitter of particle pollution.
Drilling legacy left Pa. full of possibly harmful old oil and gas wells. There’s new hope for cleanup to get a jump-start
Pa. estimates there are more than 200,000 abandoned wells. Hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal infrastructure bill could help the state put a dent in plugging them.