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Methane in West Virginia Ground Water

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Methane has been found as a dissolved gas in numerous ground-water samples from water wells in West Virginia. Methane (CH4) is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can cause oxygen-deficient atmospheres, flammable situations, or explosive environments. This USGS Fact Sheet briefly details the methane in West Virginia Groundwater.

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    USGS Fact-Sheet by Mathis and White
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Organization U.S. Geological Survey
Organization Acronym USGS
Publication Date 01/01/2006
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