Archive for April 2013

This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 29, 2013

Apr 29th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

We have gotten several inquiries from curious readers seeking more information about the explosions that shook Mobile, Alabama, recently because they have been referred to as natural gas explosions – which is technically true, but not in the sense that one might think. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you receive
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Workers Memorial Week

Apr 28th, 2013 | By Mark
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Gas Companies Pull the Plug on Philly Natural Gas Pipeline As Swarm Of Other Projects Moves Ahead

Apr 19th, 2013 | By Mark
The proposed Commonwealth Pipeline project may be on the shelf for now, but there are plenty of other natural gas pipeline projects planned for Pennsylvania, according to documents obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org.

A consortium of natural gas companies seeking to build a new pipeline that would have brought natural gas from the Marcellus Shale fields into Philadelphia have put an end to the project, but a handful of other pipeline projects planned for Pennsylvania continue to move forward, according to documents obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org Ed. Note –
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 15, 2013

Apr 16th, 2013 | By Mark
A photo of a home owned by former Atlanta Braves' ballplayer Chipper Jones, posted to his Twitter feed shortly after the buidling exploded in a blast caused by natural gas.

It seems a bit tone-deaf, at best, to write about natural gas explosions after what happened in Boston, Massachusetts, yesterday, Patriots’ Day, and our thoughts and prayers are with those who were hurt or killed in yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombing, as well as their families and friends, but our motto here is: Mourn the dead,
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University of Texas Energy Poll: Majority of Americans Either Don’t Believe or Don’t Know if Benefits Outweigh Costs of Domestic Natural Gas Production

Apr 12th, 2013 | By Mark
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A majority of Americans either don’t know or don’t believe that the benefits of domestic natural gas drilling outweigh the costs, according to a new poll released earlier this week by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you receive here at NaturalGasWatch.org, please
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 8, 2013

Apr 9th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

It’s been a busy week, as always, in natural gas leaks and explosions, with incidents and accidents wreaking havoc across the country, so let’s get right to it: Two workers were killed on Friday, April 5, when a natural gas well exploded near Barstow, Texas, according to recent media reports. Both workers were employed by
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Pennsylvania PUC Says Ratepayers Shouldn’t Pay for Natural Gas That’s Not Delivered, Clears the Way for One Gas Company to Charge Ratepayers for Replacing Aging Pipelines

Apr 5th, 2013 | By Mark
This image shows a range of natural gas leaks in Manhattan as gas escapes from aging and leaky pipelines into the atmosphere. Known as "fugitive emissions," gas companies routinely pass the cost of this lost gas onto customers, even though it's never delivered to them. Photo courtesy Damascus Citizens for Sustainability.

The Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission yesterday approved a pair of resolutions that will gradually reduce the amount of undelivered natural gas that gas companies can charge ratepayers for and let one company pass on the cost of repairing its aging natural gas pipelines to its customers. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and
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Who You Gonna Believe? The Gas Companies or Your Own Lyin’ Eyes?

Apr 2nd, 2013 | By Mark

From the “We’re the Gas Industry – Fuck You” file: Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you receive here at NaturalGasWatch.org, please take a moment to click on one of the advertisements you will find on the right-hand side of the page. Your support will help us keep this site up
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