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'It's About Time': California Governor Declares Porter Ranch a State of Emergency
Environment  (tags: environment, healthconditions, pollution, fracking, methane )

NitaSick
- 197 days ago - ecowatch.com
Following months of pressure from activists and residents, California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday issued a state of emergency over the Porter Ranch gas leak that has been pouring tens of thousands of kilograms of methane into the air.
California Declares State Of Emergency Over Gas Leak
Environment  (tags: california, gas leak, methane, Erin Brockovich, Gov. Jerry Brown, Porter Ranch )

Dandelion
- 197 days ago - nytimes.com
This is the equivalent of the BP oil spill, except it is on land in a populated community. This is one of the most disruptive catastrophic environmental event a truly chaotic crisis. Beside negative health affects methane is highly potent greenhouse gas
First Aerial Footage of Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak - YouTube   video
Environment  (tags: Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak, Environmental Defense fund, EDF, methane )

Judy
- 211 days ago - youtube.com
Aerial footage filmed Dec. 17, 2015, shows potent, climate-damaging methane gases escaping from a massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in California's Aliso Canyon, with the San Fernando valley pictured in the background.
No Christmas Miracle: Another Attempt to Stop Porter Ranch Gas Leak Fails
Environment  (tags: natural gas leak, methane, Aliso Canyon Storage Facility, Porter Ranch, California, SoCalGas, emissions, evacuations, disaster, failed fix )

Judy
- 212 days ago - dailynews.com
The leak is unlikely to be squelched for another three to four months, according to SoCalGas, as crews have to drill about 8,500 underground to intersect with the base of the leaking pipe.
Porter Ranch Gas Leak a Catastrophe Not Seen Since the BP Oil Spill - Erin Brockovitch
Environment  (tags: Porter Ranch, CA, gas leak, SoCalGas, toxic plume, illness, methane, benzene, radon, school closings, inadequate relocation response )

Judy
- 217 days ago - msnbc.com
The enormity of the Aliso Canyon gas leak cannot be overstated. Gas is escaping through a ruptured pipe more than 8,000 feet underground, and it shows no sign of stopping. FAA warns planes away from the plume of this massive toxic gas leak.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL PRESIDENT OBAMA: CUT METHANE EMISSIONS FROM EXISTING FRACKING OPERATIONS
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, methane polllution environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, wildlife, healthconditions )

Cal
- 254 days ago - action.momscleanairforce.org
Existing fracking operations leak methane and other dangerous air pollution into the atmosphere, compromising the health of children in communities across the country and contributing to runaway climate change. We need limits on existing sources of metha
TAKE ACTION: Support Methane Standards
Environment  (tags: methane, climate-change, climatechange, methane pollution )

Dogan
- 304 days ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
The EPA has proposed the first ever standards on methane pollution, let's show our support.
Fracking Sites Might Be Leakier Than We Thought
Environment  (tags: fracking, frackis whack, methane, methane emissions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, research, science )

Cal
- 353 days ago - grist.org
According to a new study, we could be drastically underestimating the amount of methane that leaks out of industrial fracking operations.
A BP Spill's Worth of Methane Is Leaking From the Ocean Off of Washington Every Year
Environment  (tags: methane, methane emissions, CO2emissions, climate-change, oceans, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 590 days ago - grist.org
The ocean off Washington's upper continental slope has been warming, perhaps due to a current from a warming sea between Russia and Japan. Great neighbors you two are.
Tell the EPA to Crack Down on Industrial Methane Pollution
Environment  (tags: methane, methane emissions, oil industry, gas industry, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, animals, endangered, energy, destruction, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature )

Sara
- 648 days ago - soe.salsalabs.com
Methane pollution is the second largest contributor to climate change (after carbon pollution) and every year the oil and gas industry dumps 9 million tons of methane and toxic pollutants into the air we breathe.
Drowned Tropical Forests Add to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: dams, hydroelectric energy, habitatdestruction, greenhouse gases, methane, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, humans, protection, water, world )

Cal
- 681 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
New scientific data supports the belief that methane emissions from big hydroelectric dams in the tropics outweigh the benefits that this form of renewable energy provides.
Bad News for Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal
Environment  (tags: fracking, methane, coal, study, environment, pollution )

Cal
- 684 days ago - motherjones.com
New science shows that thanks to methane leaks, gas won't work as a "bridge fuel."
Many, Many Methane Bubbles Rising in the North Atlantic
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, Methane, North Atlantic, Shocker, conservation, ecosystems, environment, humans, oceans, science, water, weather, world )

Fiona
- 696 days ago - alternet.org
Climate Change Shocker: Streams of methane bubbles are percolating along the Atlantic coast between North Carolina's Outer Banks and Massachusetts' Cape Cod.
Scientists May Have Cracked The Giant Siberian Crater Mystery -- The News Isn't Good
Environment  (tags: Yamal peninsula, Siberia, Giant Crater, permafrost, methane, Russia )

Dandelion
- 705 days ago - nature.com
A mystery crater spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia last month was probably caused by methane released as permafrost thawed, researchers in Russia say.
Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay
Environment  (tags: methane, bovine contributions, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, world, animals )

Cal
- 833 days ago - npr.org
Sorry to ruin your appetite, but it's time to talk about cow farts.
 

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