Posts Tagged ‘ Environmental Protection Agency ’

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

Dec 7th, 2015 | By admin
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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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Former DCR head working for pipeline co.

Nov 1st, 2015 | By admin
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THIS IS AN ALL TOO OFTEN OCCASION WHERE ELECTED OFFICIALS (or their staff), OR STATE & FEDERAL REGULATORS BECOME EMPLOYEES OF NATURAL GAS COMPANIES ADVOCATING AGAINST THE PUBLIC/RATEPAYERS & VICE-VERSA. THIS SHOULD BE ILLEGAL AS IT IS A DIRECT CONFLICT OF INTEREST THAT WOULD NOT BE LEGAL IN MANY OTHER INDUSTRIES-REGULATORY/LEGISLATIVE POLICY.



Infrastructure Replacement Replacing Gas Leaks?—Improving Safety?

Sep 19th, 2015 | By admin
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I have seen many comments and claims with regard to the gas leaks in Massachusetts with many claiming credit, as well as claims the Infrastructure Replacement is good for ratepayers and is a solution to the 25,000 gas leaks in Massachusetts I PERSONALLY exposed as president of NEGWA over 5 years ago! This story is
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Protesters Push to Halt Pipeline Construction Pending Health, Safety Inspection

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin
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A new petition calls for FERC to rescind approval of a natural gas pipeline project until the worksite is properly inspected. By FRANK O’LAUGHLIN (Patch Staff) July 15, 2015 Protesters opposed to Spectra Energy’s pipeline project are pushing public officials to bring the construction to a halt until a health and safety inspection is completed. An anti-pipeline group
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New York’s Natural Gas Fight

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
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Southern Towns are Threatening Secession By Alex Martinelli Monday, March 9th, 2015 In 1764, King George ended a longstanding dispute between the colonies of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York. He proclaimed that the area now known as Vermont belonged to the New York colony, ever increasing his role in colonial affairs (a problem that would
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Third well secured at site of southwestern Pa. Chevron well explosion that killed worker

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin
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DILLINER, Pennsylvania AP — Crews have replaced and secured the head of a third natural gas well in southwestern Pennsylvania near two others that caught fire, killing a worker last month. Scott Perry, deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, tells the (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1krhJwe) that the third well head was replaced on
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Chevron caps one of two wells involved in Greene County fire

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette February 24, 2014 5:32 AM Chevron said on Sunday afternoon that one of two wells in Greene County that were still leaking natural gas after a Feb. 11 explosion has been capped. In statement, the company, which owns three wells at the drilling site in Dunkard, said the flow of gas from the
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Methane emissions in U. S. are 75 percent higher than EPA estimates

Feb 14th, 2014 | By admin
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Two Fracking Stories You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Aug 7th, 2013 | By Mark
A page from a report rewritten by the EPA to downplay a link between hydraulic fracturing and water contamination. The story was broken by a blogger with DeSmogBlog.

A pair of stories broke recently that, taken together, cast considerable doubt on the gas industry’s claims that hydraulic fracturing does not harm the environment. EPA Buries Report Contradicting Gas Industry’s Clean-Water Claims As if the Obama administration’s IRS, NSA, AP and Benghazi scandals weren’t enough, DeSmogBlog blogger Steve Horn published a piece on Monday dccumenting
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Fracking Opponents Say New Federal Rules Let Frackers Run Wild on Public Land

May 17th, 2013 | By Mark
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Opponents of hydraulic fracturing say the new rules proposed by the federal Bureau of Land Management yesterday afternoon weaken existing requirements and create loopholes that will allow drilling companies to run amok on public lands. If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at NaturalGasWatch.org, please take a moment to click on one
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