Posts Tagged ‘ EPA ’

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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Feds requesting public input regarding proposed expansion of natural gas pipeline in Massachusetts

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin
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By Fred Contrada | fcontrada@repub.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 02, 2015 at 12:00 PM Those with concerns about the environmental impact of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline might want to mark July 29 on their calendars. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has scheduled a public hearing at Greenfield Middle School on Davis Street then
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GUEST COLUMN: Why sportsmen support fracking

May 27th, 2015 | By admin
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Corey Cogdell-Unrein • Published: May 24, 2015 •  5 Trapshooting was my first love. More than just crushing my target, I lived for that millisecond when the explosion of gunpowder swirled amidst the clear blue skies – a speck in Mother Nature’s omnipotent beauty. The great outdoors are my escape – my second home. It’s a feeling unique to
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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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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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