Washington Post: "Some Experts Are Questioning Mountain Valley Pipeline's Emissions Estimates"

RFF Fellow Daniel Raimi shares his thoughts on the Mountain Valley Pipeline's potential to leak methane in the Washington Post's climate-focused newsletter, Climate 202.

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June 1, 2023

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Second, the analysis assumes that the pipeline will leak a lot of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that warms the atmosphere more than carbon dioxide in the short term...

“A methane leak rate of 3.6 percent is not outrageously high, but it’s on the high side,” said Daniel Raimi, a fellow at the think tank Resources for the Future. “It certainly makes the numbers look higher.”

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