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NATURAL GAS & OIL COMES CLEANER

Through investment and innovation, we keep raising production while helping improve air quality. As the U.S. EPA notes, air quality is improving even as the U.S. economy grows, Americans drive more miles and population and energy use increase. *

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Due to the increased use of natural gas, U.S. emissions of carbon dioxide from power generation are near ___ year lows.

30. Natural gas is the biggest reason carbon dioxide emissions are down while US productivity is up. *

From 2000 to 2014, the natural gas and oil industry invested $89.9 billion in emission-reducing technologies—nearly as much as the rest of U.S.-based private industries combined. *

Agriculture
$13 Billion
Electric Utility
$37.1 Billion
Automobile
$38.2 Billion
Natural Gas & Oil industry
$89.9 Billion

Gasoline is cleaner than ever before. Engines run more efficiently, and since 1980, emissions of the six principal air pollutants have dropped by ___. *

63%. Ozone, particle pollution, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and lead are all down significantly with help from cleaner-burning fuels.