Shale gas metane extraction
As well as the USA, where residents are fighting the expansion of Shale Gas Methane extraction, known as ‘fracking’: The Marcellus Shale documentary project Photographing fracking. NYTimes com
it is also a problem in Australia with Coal-seam Methane extraction: http://youtu.be/wCMcr27uAg4
This is not just an issue in the US, Australia has similar environmental problems with coal-seam methane extraction by ‘fracking’: http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/content/2011/s3141787.htm
Viridis Lumen: Fracking Awful.