Stopping Methane Leaks Means Job Bonanza

The Environmental Defense Fund released a report this week on the growing industry of detecting and reducing methane emissions. As drilling companies look to natural gas as a cleaner alternative to coal, its main component, methane, is a cause for concern. Methane mitigation companies are turning this concern into profit and jobs.

Colorado Cracks Down On Methane Leaks

New regulations begin to go into effect in May in Colorado to cap methane emissions from oil and gas drilling sites. These regulations could prove to be a model for the rest of the country.