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Lexington residents talk gas leaks with National Grid

May 20th, 2016 | By admin

By Caitlyn Kelleher ckelleher@wickedlocal.com Posted May. 19, 2016 at 2:19 PM LEXINGTON More than 100 residents gathered May 17 to discuss how to resolve the ongoing issue of natural gas leaks in Lexington and throughout Massachusetts. The event was a meeting of the Board of Selectmen and was part of state Rep. Jay Kaufman’s “Open House”
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Hyde Park fire sends seven to the hospital; worsens when natural-gas line into basement gives way

Nov 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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By adamg on Sat, 11/21/2015 – 5:40pm A four-alarm fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. at 9 Greenwood Ave. sent five residents – two of them children – and two firefighters to the hospital. On arrival, firefighters rescued two adults and two children down a ladder. By 5:45, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Around
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Fire marshal, Taunton fire chief: DIY repairs to blame in home explosion

Oct 27th, 2015 | By admin
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By Lisa D. Connell Taunton Posted Oct. 26, 2015 at 12:45 PM Updated at 4:36 PM TAUNTON — Laurie Beliveau typically kept to herself, neighbors say, yet when she needed their help Sunday afternoon after a natural gas explosion leveled her house, they responded. All that remains of the home at 40 Christine Lane, where 52-year-old
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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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Northfield residents to gather for meeting tonight on gas pipeline and compressor station

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin
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By Fred Contrada | fcontrada@repub.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 15, 2015 at 1:18 PM NORTHFIELD — Even before they stay up all night listening to it, some people in town are staying up all night worrying about it: a proposed 80,000 horsepower gas compressor station at the top of a hill in
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Investigator: House Explosion Planners Didn’t Know Its Force

Jul 12th, 2015 | By admin
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jul 8, 2015, 8:18 PM ET By TOM COYNE Associated Press Whoever filled an Indianapolis home with natural gas and poured gasoline in two rooms probably did not know the mixture would create the powerful explosion that gutted a neighborhood three years ago, killing two neighbors and damaging more than 80
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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin
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Thu, 07/09/2015 – 3:12pm Matthew Brown, Garance Burke, The Associated Press The Obama administration moved Wednesday to significantly expand a requirement for utilities to install inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. after deadly fires and explosions going back decades that could have been avoided. Inspectors assess damage around the area of a
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Spectra Contract —-The One THEY DON’T Want you to See!

Jul 6th, 2015 | By admin
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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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