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Citation Label: GEN371
Publication Name: Basic Information Emissions from the Oil & Natural Gas Industry
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Author Name: Environmental Protection Agency
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Annotation: This webpage provides information on the pollutants that result from natural gas production. The industry is the largest industrial source of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which contribute to the formation of ground-level ozone (smog). EPA estimates VOC emission from the oil & natural gas industry at 2.2 million tons a year in 2008. The oil and natural gas industry also is a significant source of emissions of methane,
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