Dirty pipeline: Methane from fracking sites can flow to abandoned wells, new study shows

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151020091401.htm

Abandoned oil and gas wells near fracking sites can be conduits for methane escape not currently being measured, a significant finding given the current debate over new EPA rules regulating fracking-related release of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, say investigators.

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