Thursday, February 25, 2016

California blowout led to largest U.S. methane release ever

The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, first reported on Oct. 23, 2015, released over 100,000 tons of the powerful greenhouse gas methane before the well was sealed on Feb. 11, according to the first study of the accident published. The results confirm that Aliso Canyon is the largest methane leak in U.S. history.

from Geochemistry News -- ScienceDaily

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