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Fracking Seen by EPA as No. 2 Emitter of Greenhouse Gases

Bloomberg NewsFebruary 6, 2013 By Mark Drajem http://www.businessweek.com/news/2013-02-05/greenhouse-gas-emissions-fall-in-u-dot-s-dot-power-plants-on-coal-cuts Natural gas and oil production is the second-biggest source of U.S. greenhouse gases, the government said, emboldening environmentalists who say tighter measures are needed to curb the emissions from hydraulic fracturing. In its second-annual accounting of emissions that cause global warming from…