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Biden administration moves to limit methane, a potent greenhouse gas

Biden administration moves to limit methane, a potent greenhouse gas

A new rule will be announced at a U.N. summit where the United States is facing skepticism about its commitment to climate change, aides said.
West Deer residents preparing to fight a proposed gas well pad for fracking

West Deer residents preparing to fight a proposed gas well pad for fracking

Ahead of a public hearing this week, a group of concerned citizens is preparing hours-long statements opposing the construction in West Deer of a natural gas well pad for hydraulic fracturing.

Gas flaring declined in 2020, study finds
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Gas flaring declined in 2020, study finds

A new report offers a detailed picture of flaring around the world, with steep declines in some areas and surprising increases in others.
Abandoned plant and wasteland: Ukraine eyes UNESCO World Heritage tag for Chernobyl

Abandoned plant and wasteland: Ukraine eyes UNESCO World Heritage tag for Chernobyl

Officials say they hope that such an assignation could mean more funding and more tourists for the region.
These 5 stats show just how devastating California's wildfires have been so far
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These 5 stats show just how devastating California's wildfires have been so far

The financial damage is higher than the annual GDP of some countries.
Moving away from fossil fuel: The escalating push for setbacks from drilling sites
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Moving away from fossil fuel: The escalating push for setbacks from drilling sites

How far away from oil and gas wells is safe? Scientists and activists are calling buffer zones between wells and homes into question.

Q&A: Terry Engelder, Penn State scientist whose work led to the shale gas boom, talks about grand jury report on fracking
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Q&A: Terry Engelder, Penn State scientist whose work led to the shale gas boom, talks about grand jury report on fracking

Now a professor emeritus of geosciences at Penn State, Terry Engelder acknowledged some mistakes by the state and by industry, but challenged parts of the grand jury report.
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