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New Study Calls For Monitoring Old Oil & Gas Wells For Air Emissions

June 27th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

A new study on the hazardous gas emissions from the calamitous 2015 blowout of the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility, near Porter Ranch, CA, has found that apart from methane, a group of other hazardous pollutants escaped into the air, affecting many residents in the area. The study calls for air monitoring at underground gas storage facilities nationwide, potentially affecting thousands of sites around the country


Each Ton of CO2 Worth $40 in Health Costs

February 1st, 2010 | by Susan Kraemer

Surprisingly, in climate policy discourse, the cost/benefit analysis of the health benefits has not been a consideration - because the focus has been on just minimizing the cost of the transition to renewable energy



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