methane emissions

Dominion Energy provided this photo illustration of the proposed liquified natural gas facility -- LNG, for short -- in southeastern Person County. The large tank can hold 25 million gallons of LNG.

Dominion plans large liquified natural gas facility in Person County near Rougemont

BY: - November 3, 2023

Mangum’s Store anchors a corner of Moriah and Mt. Harmony Church roads in rural Rougemont, where it sells a little bit of everything: groceries, gasoline, even sleds – which actually get some use in Person County because it lies above the “snow line” in central North Carolina. Up the road, Sweet T Farm raises pork, […]

PW special report: The great methane debate and what it could mean for North Carolina

BY: - April 21, 2021

Environmental advocates want stronger regulation of the potent greenhouse gas, but Ag and energy interests are touting biogas

More than 2,200 industrialized hog farms and another 200-plus dairy operations in North Carolina are constantly belching untold amounts of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas and driver of climate change, into the air.