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Is something better than nothing?

Assuming the Environmental Protection Agency’s estimate of the industry’s methane leakage rate — 2.4 percent — is accurate, choosing to build a new gas power plant instead of a new coal plant produces immediate greenhouse emissions benefits, and that would be the case even if the leakage rate were nearly...
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EPA Restrictions Can Encourage Clean Coal

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective (last year)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is making the coal industry nervous with a proposed rule that would impose new regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from newly constructed power plants. Will this force the coal indu... Read Post

Methane Emissions Far Worse Than US Estimates, But Study Concludes Natural Gas Still Better Than Coal

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective (11 months ago)

Emissions of the potent heat-trapping gas, methane, the main component of natural gas, are likely 50 percent higher than U.S. government has estimated in its official greenhouse gas inventory, says a new study that is the most compr... Read Post

Capturing Methane to Fuel Drilling Operations

Utilities / Energy : The Energy Collective (13 hours ago)

Methane emissions from fuel production have become an issue for regulators concerned about greenhouse gasses, as well as for oil and gas producers who see money going up in flames as gas flares. innovators are finding ways to captur... Read Post


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