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Study: Methane emissions cancel near-term climate benefits of natural gas

Natural has been hailed as a cleaner-burning fuel that’s better than coal, but researchers find methane leaks are doubling the climate footprint of gas

By Marie Cusick

A Marcellus shale gas well in Washington County, Pa.

Pennsylvania, for first time, sets methane requirements on natural gas wells

Pennsylvania moved to regulate the greenhouse gas as the Trump administration tries to roll back federal methane rules. The state permits apply to new and modified wells and related compressor stations, but not to the state’s 11,000 existing Marcellus shale gas wells.

By Reid Frazier

This July 27, 2011 file photo shows a farmhouse in the background framed by pipes connecting pumps where the hydraulic fracturing process in the Marcellus Shale was underway at a Range Resources site in Claysville, Pa.
Updated: May 20, 2018 | 6:04 pm

Range Resources shareholders demand review of methane emissions  

Methane, a potent greenhouse gas, could offset the lower carbon dioxide emissions from natural gas. The resolution, which passed with just more than 50 percent of shareholders’ votes, asks for reduction targets, among other things.

By Jon Hurdle

Scientists from Carnegie Mellon use mobile labs to detect methane leaks from the natural gas industry.

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