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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 25, 2013

U.S. May Be Producing 50 Percent More Methane Than EPA Thinks

By Christopher Joyce

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(Duration: 3:29)

The EPA tries to keep track of all sorts of methane producers — including herds of methane-belching cattle.

Methane is the source of the gas we burn in stoves. You can also use it to make plastics, anti-freeze or fertilizer. It comes out of underground deposits, but it also seeps up from swamps, landfills, even the stomachs of cows.

Categories: Environment, Health, Science




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 21, 2013

State Farm Helps File Insurance Claims Following Storms

By Sean Powers

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(Duration: 1:04)

A clean up truck hauls away broken tree branches in Gifford, Ill. on Nov. 18, 2013.

As cleanup continues across the state following this week’s devastating tornados, insurance agents are busy helping people file claims. On Thursday, State Farm Insurance representatives were in Gifford, where an EF3 tornado destroyed part of the town.



WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 18, 2013

Tornado Batters Gifford, Minor Injuries

By Sean Powers

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(Duration: 3:38)

Damage from a tornado that struck Gifford, Ill. on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.

There were dozens of reported tornados on Sunday across the state, including two in Champaign County that hit at almost the same time. Illinois Public Media’s Sean Powers arrived in Gifford just as the skies were clearing, and the cleanup was beginning. Listen to the audio by clicking the button on the left. A small album of photos can be found here

Categories: Environment

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