Oil and Gas Extraction Operations in Colorado are a Major Source of Smog in the Region, Study Says

“Source Signature of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) from Oil and Natural Gas Operations in Northeastern Colorado” in Environmental Science and Technology (January 14, 2013; DOI: 10.1021/es304119a) [You must register to download from http://pubs.acs.org.] / by Jessica B. Gilman, Brian M. Lerner, William C. Kuster, and Joost de Gouw

[Energy Wire, sub. req’d] Oil and gas operations in northeastern Colorado were significant contributors to ozone in the winter of 2011, accounting for half of smog-forming pollutants in the region, a new study finds…


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