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06/19/2014 11:14 am ET | Updated Jun 19, 2014

Derelict Oil Wells May Be Major Methane Emitters

A study of abandoned oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania finds that the hundreds of thousands of such wells in the state may be leaking methane, suggesting that abandoned wells across the country could be a bigger source of climate changing greenhouse gases than previously thought.

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