La. sinkhole was predicted, grows 500 square feet larger after seismic activity

La. sinkhole was predicted, grows 500 square feet larger after seismic activity
Examiner.com
Earlier Tuesday, amid debating whether earthquakes caused the nearby breached salt cavern to fail, extra seismic activity was recorded, according to USGS monitors observed by this reporter, also noting that in 2010, experts foretold a methane crisis
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Study will measure methane leakage during natural gas operations
Environmental Defense Fund
An ongoing research effort, led by the University of Texas at Austin, will examine this issue directly, helping to reduce the amount of uncertainty around methane leakage rates by taking direct measurements. EDF is one of 10 partners working on the
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Environmental Defense Fund
UT study measures methane emissions from gas production
Gas Business Briefing
A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin, and including engineering and environmental testing firms URS and Aerodyne Research, is conducting a field study to measure methane emissions from natural gas production. Charged with obtaining
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Turning Gas in Landfill into Electricity
WNEP-TV
Methane gas from the landfill is being turned into enough electricity to power 4,000 homes per year. Truckloads of trash are trucked into the landfill near Montgomery every day. Over time, the garbage from homes decomposes creating methane gas. That
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Study to look at emissions from gas drilling
Tribune-Review
Researchers are studying several shale gas fields, including the Marcellus, to measure methane emissions for a study to be finished in 2013, according to a university release Wednesday. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas and extensive leaks from well
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Marking a milestone: 10 years of turning landfill’s methane gas into electricity
Star News
The landfill gas consists of about 52 percent methane, 40 percent carbon dioxide and 8 percent other, according to Tom Sagstetter of Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU). Four 16-cylinder, 1,200-horsepower Caterpillar generators convert the landfill
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Indonesia sets target of producing 1.5 Bcf/day of coalbed methane by 2023
Platts
Indonesia has set an ambitious target of producing 1.5 Bcf/day of coalbed methane by 2023 in a bid to reduce the country’s reliance on subsidized fuel, the chairman of upstream regulator BPMigas, R. Priyono, said Wednesday at the Gasex conference in Bali.
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Site plans cause concern
Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production Magazine
She believes that methane gas could escape into the atmosphere, especially if there is an emergency situation, and says landfill sites should not be here in the first place. But ENER-G Natural Power hit back, saying the green machines comply with
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Ancient Human Pollution Initiated Climate Change
Earthweek – A Diary of the Planet
The burning of wood and other fuels during the ancient creation of metal weapons and tools is one of the activities that started humankind’s climate-altering emissions of methane. New ice core samples from Greenland reveal that ancient human activity
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