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Displaced Residents Call on Governor to Visit Gas Well Blowout on 2nd Month Anniversary

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin
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By GlobeNewswire,  December 22, 2015, 10:49:00 PM EDT Uncontrolled Well Blowout Fills Neighborhood With Noxious Gases Methane Emitting Hourly From Site Could Generate Electric Power for 41,727 Homes Daily PORTER RANCH, Calif., Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Since October 23, 2015 more than 30,000 residents of Porter Ranch have been subjected to massive gas and
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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.



3 People Arrested as West Roxbury Pipeline Protests Continue

Oct 30th, 2015 | By admin
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Another wave of arrests were made Thursday morning at the construction site of Spectra’s natural gas pipeline. By FRANK O’LAUGHLIN (Patch Staff) October 29, 2015 Photo Credit: Facebook Three people were arrested Thursday morning at the construction site of Spectra’s high-pressure natural gas pipeline in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood, Universal Hubfirst reported. The protestors reportedly delayed workers. The incident marks
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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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NaturalGasWatch.org NEEDS YOU! Looking for volunteer help with posting Gas Explosion News for Non-Profit

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin
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NaturalGasWatch.org is a non-profit website that shares natural gas explosion news & information with the goal of public awareness to improve pipeline safety. This site is a critical tool for pipeline safety, but it’s challenging to run regular updates as it is truly run by a couple of folks who have full time commitments with
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West Roxbury (Dedham, Westwood etc.) Lateral IS NOT Required to be Odorized (per PHMSA)

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin
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Odorization 192.625 and Laterals The odorization of transmission laterals has been on PHMSA’s radar screen (although at the outer edges right now) for the past couple of years.  They proposed a definition last year, but that is on hold pending additional discussion. The following interpretation from 2012 responds to an operator’s questions regarding a new pipeline
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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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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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