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Biden's success in cracking down on methane emissions will depend on new technology

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The Trans-Alaska pipeline and pump station north of Fairbanks, Alaska. (Al Grillo/AP)
The Trans-Alaska pipeline and pump station north of Fairbanks, Alaska. (Al Grillo/AP)
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The Biden administration wants to crack down on climate-warming methane emissions. Success will depend on a growing new industry in high-tech ways to detect methane leaks.

Sam Brasch of Colorado Public Radio reports.

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a project aimed at strengthening the media’s focus on the climate crisis. WBUR is one of 400+ news organizations that have committed to a week of heightened coverage around the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow. Check out all our coverage here.

This segment aired on November 4, 2021.

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