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Methane emissions, and the week in politics (Jan. 26, 2022)

On Wednesday’s show: Methane leaking from oil and gas facilities in the Permian Basin, the week in politics, and the annual car and boat shows join forces.

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On Wednesday’s show: Are methane emissions leaking from oil and gas facilities in the Permian Basin worse than we thought? We take a look at some data.

Also this hour: We discuss the latest news in politics in our weekly roundup.

Then, for the first time, two annual Houston events have joined forces to create The Houston Auto & Boat Show, the nation's largest event of its kind. The show begins today at NRG Center and runs through the weekend.

And we meet a man who helps refugees who’ve just arrived in Houston by preparing a special meal.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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