Measuring Fugitive Methane Emissions from Fracking

http://ecowatch.org/2013/fugitive-methane-emissions-fracking/

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND — Fugitive methane emissions from natural gas production, transportation and distribution are the single largest U.S. source of short-term climate forcing gases. The EPA estimates that 2.3 percent of total natural gas production is lost to leakage, but this estimate, based on early 1990’s data, is sorely in need of updating …

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