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Satellite Images of Oil and Gas Well Flaring

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In the episode of Pandora's Box, host Lyn Patrick talks about SkyTruth, a non-profit remote sensing and mapping company that is transforming the environmental movement with satellites. Lyn explains how the company is looking at air emissions from oil and gas well across the world using satellite imagery, why this information is important to understand air pollution issues, and how you can see these images for yourself.

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Related links:

Global Flaring Visualization Map: skytruth.org/viirs/ and skytruth.org/mapping-global-flaring/

Earthworks Report on Flaring in Bakken and Eagle Ford: earthworksaction.org/library/detail/up_in_flames

Health Concerns Related to Flared Gases from Gas and Oil Wells: earthworksaction.org/issues/detail/sources_of_oil_and_gas_air_pollution#FLARING
 and earthworksaction.org/files/publications/hydrogensulfide_oilgas_health.pdf
 

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