National Geographic discusses an Invisible menace: Methane flares scorching birds at U.S. landfills. Waste facilities must dispose of methane gas by burning it off—but birds, particularly hawks and owls, are flying into the colorless flames.
Daily Climate discusses why babies born near natural gas flaring are 50 percent more likely to be premature. Researchers link air pollution from burning off excess natural gas to preterm births for babies; with the most pronounced impacts among Hispanic families.
Living near fracking operations that frequently engage in flaring—the […]