marsh gas


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methane gas produced when vegetation decomposes in water

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These faults are related to the distribution of coal and marsh gas.
There was never a sign of trouble in these places - it just loitered in the air like marsh gas.
The two men from Qinzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, was seriously scalded when they accidentally ignited the marsh gas last Thursday.
This releases large quantities of methane, marsh gas, which is even more potent than carbon dioxide in warming the atmosphere, making it likely that the permafrost will thaw out even quicker.
Let's just say he's as insubstantial as a cloud of marsh gas.