Scientists launch study of emissions over fracking sites

March 23, 2015 4:42 PM

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BOULDER (AP) - The Daily Camera reports researchers are taking to the air to measure trace gas emissions over production sites in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, the Niobrara shale formation of northern Colorado and Wyoming, and the Four Corners area.

Scientists from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plan 15 research flights between Monday and May. They are using aircraft equipped with chemical instruments. They tell the Camera tha...

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