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Pipeline bike protest to kick off in Dracut

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin

By John Collins, POSTED:   07/01/2014 01:02:55 PM EDT DRACUT — Five bicyclists who are speaking out against the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline in Massachusetts this summer will start their journey in Dracut on Tuesday. A team of five college students, who are planning to travel around the state by bicycle this summer
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OIG Audit Criticizes PHMSA Oversight of State Pipeline Safety Programs

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

By Hunton & Williams LLP on May 19, 2014 Posted in PHMSA, Policy The DOT’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued an Audit Report finding that PHMSA’s oversight of state pipeline safety programs is not sufficient to ensure that states comply with program evaluation requirements and properly use suspension grant funds. The audit, prompted
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Family of PGW worker killed in blast still in pain

Mar 1st, 2014 | By admin

Peg Keeley last saw her son alive 916 days ago – she keeps count – when Mark Keeley walked out the door of the family’s Fox Chase home to work the evening shift at Philadelphia Gas Works. It was Jan. 18, 2011. That cold winter’s night, the 19-year-old gas worker was killed when natural gas
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Talk About Natural Gas: Cow Belches Top Methane List

Feb 27th, 2014 | By admin

There’s a new methane champ, says the Environmental Protection Agency, which found in a new draft report on greenhouse gases that cattle passed the natural-gas industry as the biggest source of U.S. methane emissions in 2012. The EPA also revised some of its 2011 findings, again turning to cows as the culprit—specifically, enteric fermentation in
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State to State Natural Gas Regulations Comparison

Feb 26th, 2014 | By admin

Compendium FINAL NAPSR Oct 28 2011 First EditionR


Feb 23rd, 2014 | By admin  Added an amazing new chapter to their website where all visitors can browse each states natural gas regulations from one source with NGW. MUCH MORE IMPROVEMENTS TO COME!!

Natural Gas Databse

Feb 21st, 2014 | By Mark

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Is The Planned Invasion of Syria Really About Natural Gas?

Sep 8th, 2013 | By Mark
The natural gas fields of Syria. (Graphic courtesy Center for Research on Globalization.)

A growing number of people seem to think that might be the case. Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at, please take a moment to click on one of the advertisements you’ll find above or on the right-hand side of the page. We need your support to help
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EIA Tool Tracks Storms That Could Cripple Energy Infrastructure in Real Time

Aug 10th, 2013 | By Mark
A new interactive map tracks storms that could potentially damage America's energy infrastructure in real time. Source: US Energy Information Administration

With hurricane season in full swing, the potential for storms to disrupt and damage America’s energy infrastructure increases dramatically, so recently the federal Energy Information Administration launched an app that combines data from several federal agencies to track the potential for destruction in real time. Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 23, 2012

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By Mark
A massive natural gas explosion on Sept. 9, 2010, killed eight people, injured more than 50 others and destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes. On Thursday, PG&E acknowledged an internal memo detailing the possiblity of faulty welds in the pipeline that exploded, years before the incident occurred.

When all else fails, baffle ‘em with bullshit. That seems to be the gas company motto, no matter where you live. For example, in Brooklyn, New York, where about 1,100 households lost their natural gas service on Tuesday, April 17, after a 12-inch natural gas line suffered “water intrusion” after a nearby, high-pressure water line
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