Another Study of Methane Emissions Related to Natural Gas Development is Coming

From the Star-Telegram:
The University of Texas at Austin is leading a major research study to measure methane emissions from natural gas production in several fields including the Barnett Shale, the latest academic effort to assess the environmental impact of the drilling boom.
The study, launched in May, is directly measuring emissions at sites, including hydraulically fractured wells. Results are expected to be released in January.
"A greater understanding of the amount of methane emitted into the atmosphere can better inform sound policies and management of emissions from well sites," the school said in a news release.

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