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

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)

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.

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