EPA underestimates methane emissions

Rising amounts of greenhouse gas missed by environmental agency’s methods

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MISSING METHANE  Environmental Protection Agency reports underestimate U.S. methane emissions, new studies show. That discrepancy could stem from a small number of methane sources such as leaky natural gas wells that release a disproportionate amount of the greenhouse gas.

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