Natural Gas Leaks Deadly For Trees

2 MIN | INSIDE CLIMATE NEWS | A new study finds dying trees in Chelsea, MA, are 30 times more likely to have been exposed to methane-contaminated soil, confirming long-held suspicions that gas leaks kill plants.


Boston University environmental health professor Madeline Scammell, who co-authored the study, talks about why trees are so important to Chelsea, a predominantly Latino community with one of the highest rates of Covid-19 in the country.



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