Newly discovered soil microbes may have helped eat methane after Porter Ranch natural gas leak

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 08:31 in Earth & Climate

The Aliso Canyon gas leak that forced thousands of people to leave their homes in Porter Ranch also had a dramatic impact on the area’s microscopic residents, new research shows. In the area around the breach, Caltech scientists found a massive increase in previously unknown microbes that inhabit...

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