Capping methane-spewing oil wells, one hole at a time
This article was published by on the the Washington Post website on July 1, 2021, and was written by Nick Ehli.
ARTICLE EXCERPT FROM WASHINGTON POST | BY Nick Ehli
The stench bellows from the 1,500-foot hole in the ground, the remains of a well long ago abandoned by a bankrupt oil company. Despite the well’s rotten-egg smell, the real culprit is methane, and every year this single well spews the potent greenhouse-gas equivalent of roughly 600 cars.
It has been gushing, unchecked, for nearly three decades…
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