Argument: Odors added to natural gas to enable human detection

Issue Report: Natural gas


“Why Natural Gas Is Dangerous”. Alliant Energy – “When natural gas first comes out of the ground, you can’t see it or smell it. That’s why gas companies add a chemical that smells like rotten eggs to the gas to make even the smallest leaks easy to notice…Luckily, natural gas leaks are rare. Fires and explosions are even more uncommon – the rotten egg smell helps people get help quickly before anything bad happens.”