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Methane - Charles River Watershed Association

Methane

Methane is the principal component in natural gas, and is used as a domestic and commercial fuel source for electric generation, cooking, and heating. Methane is also the second most prevalent greenhouse gas in our atmosphere and accounts for up to 9% of greenhouse gasses emitted by the United States.  
Methane - Charles River Watershed Association

Source: U.S. EPA, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
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See also:
Greenhouse Effect
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon Neutral

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