Climate Change

Pétron, Gabrielle, et al. [In press]. “Hydrocarbon emissions characterization in the Colorado Front Range – A pilot study.” Journal of Geophysical Research. 2012.

Air sampling data on Colorado’s Front Range suggests methane emissions from natural gas operations (drilling, fracking, and production of natural gas from “tight sands”) are occurring at levels that erase any benefit from natural gas being clean burning.

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