Fugitive Emissions from Coal Seam Gas Production [chapter]

Stuart Day, R. Quentin Grafton, Ian G. Cronshaw, Michal C. Moore
Risks, Rewards and Regulation of Unconventional Gas  
Monitoring and control of fugitive methane from unconventional gas operations ii Monitoring and control of fugitive methane from unconventional gas operations The Environment Agency is the leading public body protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales. It's our job to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today's society, so that tomorrow's generations inherit a cleaner, healthier world. Our work includes tackling flooding and pollution incidents,
more » ... reducing industry's impacts on the environment, cleaning up rivers, coastal waters and contaminated land, and improving wildlife habitats. Environment Agency's Project Manager: Roger Timmis, Evidence Directorate Product code: SCHO0812BUWK-E-E Monitoring and control of fugitive methane from unconventional gas operations iii Evidence at the Environment Agency Evidence underpins the work of the Environment Agency. It provides an up-to-date understanding of the world about us, helps us to develop tools and techniques to monitor and manage our environment as efficiently and effectively as possible. It also helps us to understand how the environment is changing and to identify and respond to future challenges and pressures. The work of the Evidence Directorate is a key ingredient in the partnership between research, guidance and operations that enables the Environment Agency to protect and restore the environment by: Setting the agenda, by providing the evidence for our decisions; Maintaining scientific credibility, by ensuring that our programmes and projects are fit for purpose and executed according to international standards; Carrying out research, either by contracting it out to research organisations and consultancies or by doing it ourselves; Delivering information, advice, tools and techniques, by appropriate dissemination of products.
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