Penn Live Op-ed: Plugging the pipes: Natural gas companies should work with EPA to reduce leaks

We understand the value of the resources under our feet and the hard work invested in obtaining them. We’re not people to put up with unfair prices and waste resources. So, why are we literally letting tons of natural gas float away?

In 2015, the state calculated that 112,100 tons of methane from unconventional (hydrofracked) wells went to waste, unused due to leakages in our gas wells. And that’s on the low side; an outside estimate suggested we may in fact be losing five times as much.

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