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  •  U.S. EPA Already Acted to Control Methane (1+ / 0-)
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    Roger Fox

    in the natural gas exploration and production industry be enacting final rules earlier this year for National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) under the Federal Clean Air Act.   These rules are definitive and fully effective methane emission control rules for the natural gas exploration and production industry.

    Methane emission control rules binding on natural gas well completion and production operations have been in effect for many years in several state oil and gas programs.

    If you are doing research on energy and environment and you want scientific credibility for your analysis, it is quite important that you avoid contaminating your review with junk science from Gasland and Josh Fox who have pwned the environmental movement with his bullXXXX psychodrama junk science movie.

    •  What about pig, poultry etc farms? (0+ / 0-)

      why is pig poop still pumped into ponds?

      Digesters, farms can use methane to generate power, sure thats Co2, but is it wise to let the methane go free?

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 08:40:54 PM PST

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      •  Not much carbon is aqueous CAFO waste (1+ / 0-)
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        Liquid CAFO waste is typically less than about 7-8% solids.  It will produce gas but not that much.   At most CAFOs there is a great deal of effort taken to separate out solids from wastewater as part of the nutrient management system.   The solids are returned to the soil as part of the nutrient management system.

        Cold weather is also an impediment to bio-methane production.

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