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New infrastructure law includes billions of dollars to cap abandoned oil, gas wells leaking methane

Across the country, some two million abandoned oil and gas wells are leaking methane, a potent climate-warming gas. Now billions of dollars from the infrastructure law will be spent to cap them.

Reid Frazier of The Allegheny Front reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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