Methane leaks from US gas production higher than estimated

A RECENT study published in journal Science has found that methane leaks at surveyed US oil and gas production sites were 60% higher than estimates by the US Environmental Protection Authority, causing major environmental concerns. 

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Methane leaks from US gas operations could be higher than forecast

Findings indicated that the methane leaks nearly doubled the US natural gas climate footprint and caused warming effects similar to carbon dioxide-emitting coal power plants.