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May 20, 2014

Methane Leakage from Hydraulic Fracturing: A Science Update (an ELI Professional Practice Seminar)

Join the Environmental Law Institute for an online seminar examining the status of the science and policy on methane leakage from oil and gas wells, pipelines, and processing.

"Draft Letter From EPA Advisors Urges Tougher Ozone Standard"

"A draft letter from a U.S. EPA science advisory committee recommends a tight standard for how much ozone pollution can be in the air, recommending that the lower bound of the standard should be 60 parts per billion, much lower than the current standard. But the letter notes that committee members haven't made a decision on the upper bound of the ozone standard."

Source: Greenwire, 05/13/2014

"Climate Change Study Finds U.S. Is Already Widely Affected"

"The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every corner of the United States, scientists reported Tuesday, with water growing scarcer in dry regions, torrential rains increasing in wet regions, heat waves becoming more common and more severe, wildfires growing worse, and forests dying under assault from heat-loving insects." New York Times, May 6, 2014. See a plethora of additional coverage here.

Source: NY Times, 05/07/2014

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