methane

Waste Watchers
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Rasa Kaye
November 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Recycling is an ongoing challenge, especially at big public events. Garbage going in — in the form of single-use plastics — definitely means more garbage coming out. But some event organizers are spearheading disposal in the right direction. Read more here.
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In older Eastern US cities, nine times as much natural gas is leaking out of pipelines, homes than federal government had thought.
Eric Kort/University of Michigan via AP
July 22, 2019 - 5:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Older U.S. east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds. It's probably not a safety problem because what's coming out doesn't...
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compost bin
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Rasa Kaye
September 17, 2018 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People who research refuse estimate that between a quarter and half of all our trash comes from organic waste — grass clippings, leaves, leftovers from dinner, good food gone bad in the fridge, piles of produce trimmings left from prepping a meal. Instead of tossing...
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In this April 23, 2010, file photo, workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near the Bradford County township of Burlington, Pa.
AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File
June 18, 2018 - 5:09 pm
New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production zone for natural gas. Energy companies have drilled more than 11,000 wells since arriving en masse in 2008, making...
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dunes on Pluto's Sputnik Planitia ice plain
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute via AP
June 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have discovered dunes on Pluto made of tiny frozen grains of methane. The pale gray and white ridges were revealed by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its 2015 flyby. A British-led team announced the findings Thursday...
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