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Direct measurements show lower local methane emissions
March 31, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Lamb-BPULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University researchers has found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems in cities and towns throughout the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years with significant variation by region. 

Ag, burning, cold nights add up to poor air quality
April 11, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture

Yakima-air-80YAKIMA, Wash. – A new Washington State University study has found that a combination of agricultural emissions, human-based activity – like running car engines and burning woodstoves – and cold, still winter nights adds up to poorer air quality in the Yakima Valley than in much of the state.