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Google Street View car used to spot, quantify methane leaks

Google Street View car used to spot, quantify methane leaks

John Voelcker Mar 31, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2012 Subaru Impreza hatchback used for Google Street View, modified to gather data on methane leaks Enlarge Photo Natural gas is growing as a part of the world's grid mix, because its carbon per kilowatt-hour is much lower. But methane leaks that emit large volumes of climate-change gas into the air may offset that advantage. Now, a Google Street View car has allowed researchers to pinpoint and quantify the severity of natural-gas leaks in five different cities. A 2016 leak at one of the country’s largest natural-gas storage facilities drew substantial attention to the detrimental effects of methane leaks on the atmosphere. DON’T MISS: Leak At Natural-Gas Field Now One-Quarter Of All CA Methane Emissions While large-scale leaks can be detected and measured, an unknown amount of methane continues to leak from more than 1 ...

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