EDF Announces Satellite Mission to Locate and Measure Methane Emissions

MethaneSAT (Credit: EDF)

NEW YORK (EDF PR) — Environmental Defense Fund President Fred Krupp today announced plans to develop and launch a new satellite purpose-built to identify and measure methane emissions from human-made sources worldwide, starting with the oil and gas industry. Data from MethaneSAT is intended to give both countries and companies robust data to spot problem areas, identify savings opportunities, and measure their progress over time.