Natural Gas Flaring: Critics and Industry Square Off on Unknown Emissions

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/04102015/natural-gas-flared-north-dakota-oil-wells-study-raises-questions-methane-hydrocarbons

Environmental group claims industry gets millions in a hidden subsidy for releasing greenhouse gases, but drilling company disputes findings.By Phil McKenna The royalty-free flaring of natural gas from wells on public and tribal lands amounts to a hidden federal subsidy worth tens of millions of dollars, according to a new study by the environmental group Friends of the Earth that focused on the industry in North Dakota.

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