Tag: leak

News and Policies, U.S.

Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Leak Was Largest Methane Leak In US History

February 29, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

The recent natural gas well blowout in Aliso Canyon, California, was the largest methane leak in US history, according to new research from the University of California–Davis, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and others. During the period of activity […]

Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, U.S.

Critics decry radioactive leak at New York nuclear power plant

February 12, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

A leak of radioactive material into the groundwater below a nuclear power station in New York City’s suburbs highlights a chronic problem with the nation’s atomic plants, some watchdogs said. New testing has shown that the amount of tritium in the groundwater below […]