Study Traces Majority of Methane Emissions to Small Number of Sources
Nov. 1, 2016 — When it comes to natural gas leaks, only 5% of the sources are responsible for more than 50% of the total volume of leakage in the United States. This is according to a new study, Methane Leaks from Natural Gas Systems Follow Extreme Emissions.
The study was a collaboration between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Stanford University, and Colorado State University.
Colorado Public Radio interviewed one of the study's authors, Senior Scientist Garvin Heath of NREL. Read the interview.