Emissions Monitoring

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EPA proposes draft rules to cut carbon emissions from power plants

June 4, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has introduced draft rules that are predicted to reduce heat-trapping pollution from power plants by 30 percent from the levels ...
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Natural gas wells contribute significantly to methane emissions, study finds

April 21, 2014
A new study suggests that methane emissions from natural gas wells are higher than expected, raising concerns that drilling and production of the fuel might be contributing to...
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Colorado to implement first methane emission regulation

March 11, 2014
The state of Colorado will be the first to introduce regulation on methane emissions from oil and natural gas operations, after lawmakers approved proposals for strict control...
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Oil & gas industry missing opportunities to cut methane emissions, consulting firm says

March 7, 2014
ICF International estimates that methane emissions in the industry could be reduced by up to 40% for a total cost of less than a penny per thousand cubic feet.
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Palm oil production contributes to climate change, study claims

March 3, 2014
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder believe that wastewater produced during the processing of palm oil is a source of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.