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Mining for coal gas could cause blasts, fires and quakes, says Sepa

Dec 7th, 2015 | By admin

Environment, Fracking Mining for coal gas could cause blasts, fires and quakes, says Sepa Rob Edwards on December 6, 2015 Plans to gasify coal under the sea around Scotland could cause pollution, earthquakes, underground explosions and “uncontrollable” fires, according to confidential draft reports from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa). The Scottish Government’s green watchdog admits that
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Your home heating bill is poised to tumble this year

Oct 27th, 2015 | By admin

Predictions of warm winter have caused natural gas prices to plummet UPDATED 5:24 PM EDT Oct 26, 2015 Tim Boyle/Getty Images NEW YORK (CNNMoney) —Apparently, a godzilla is destroying the natural gas market.Don’t worry, there isn’t a giant sea monster attacking the country’s energy infrastructure. Rather, predictions of an extremely warm winter — driven by what
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Philadelphia Gas Works to ‘aggressively’ replace old gas lines

Oct 25th, 2015 | By admin

By Mike Wereschagin Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015, 2:36 p.m. The owner of the most leak-prone natural gas distribution system in the state has agreed to “aggressively” accelerate the replacement of its most dangerous pipes, according to a 572-page Public Utility Commission audit released Thursday. Philadelphia Gas Works, the largest municipally owned gas company in the country, will
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Sep 20th, 2015 | By admin

SEP 18, 2015 Debt service uses a rising share of U.S. onshore oil producers’ operating cash flow Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on Evaluate Energy Note: Each quarter represents a rolling four-quarter sum. Results from second-quarter 2015 financial statements of a number of U.S. companies with onshore oil operations suggest continued financial strain for some
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Oklahoma Borough drilling, supply owner to stand trial for stealing natural gas

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin
A pumpjack brings oil to the surface in the Monterey Shale, California

By Chuck Biedka Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 12:01 a.m. A local natural gas well drilling and supply company owner was ordered to stand trial Tuesday for allegedly stealing gas from Peoples TWP to supply his own customers. Jeffrey Zinchini, 57, of Orr Avenue, Oklahoma Borough, is accused of stealing about $207,000 worth of natural gas over a
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Housewarming party held for Peoria couple who lost belongings in explosion

May 27th, 2015 | By admin

PEORIA, Ariz. -The Peoria community came together to celebrate a local family that lost everything in a devastating explosion. Back in October 2013, Tiara Del Rio lit a candle and because of a natural gas leak in the home, it exploded.  She and Beau Zimbro were badly injured. On Saturday, they held a housewarming party
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Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin

What to do if you suspect a natural gas leak in your home

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
A gas expolosion caught by a police car dashcam.

By Jeff Rossen and Jovanna Billington, NBC News (NBC News) – On March 4, 2014, an explosion obliterated one house and damaged more than 60 others in a suburban housing development in Ewing, New Jersey. One woman was killed and seven other people were injured in the blast, caused by a natural gas leak. And
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More Civil Disobedience Expected Against Local Natural-Gas Pipeline Project

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
Anya Klepacki, left, Claire Sowa, middle, and Nelli Routsalainen of Stop the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline outside the Rhode Island Statehouse during a March 6 protest. (Tim Faulkner/ecoRI News)

By TIM FAULKER/ecoRI News staff PROVIDENCE — The banner held by climate activists outside the Statehouse on March 6 read: “Expect Resistance.” And it might be a sign of things to come. Of the 16 protesters, nine were from Massachusetts and several were involved in recent high-profile protests in the Boston area, protests that were
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Commission Holds Hearing On Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin

February 13, 2015 1:06 AM Elizabeth Skrapits WILKES-BARRE — From energy independence to mine subsidence, supporters and opponents of the proposed PennEast natural gas pipeline had their say on Thursday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding a series of hearings on potential environmental impacts of the proposed $1 billion, 108-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline which
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