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SJC rules Mass. failed to issue proper regulations to cut emissions

May 21st, 2016 | By admin

By David Abel GLOBE STAFF  MAY 18, 2016In a decision environmental advocates hailed as a landmark, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday that Massachusetts regulators must set specific limits on various sources of greenhouse gases to comply with the legal obligation to reduce emissions linked to climate change. For years, environmental groups have argued that both the
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Explosion hits apartment building near Des Plaines; 2 suffer minor injuries

May 20th, 2016 | By admin

By Tony Briscoe Contact ReporterChicago Tribune May 19, 2016 5:25 pm An explosion rocked a three-story apartment building Thursday morning in unincorporated Cook County near Des Plaines Thursday morning, causing minor injuries to two people and leaving the building unihabitable, according to officials. Firefighters and medical responders were dispatched at 9:15 a.m. to an apartment in the
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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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