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One dead, 7 hurt in Ewing house explosion

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin
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Brian X. McCrone and Alex Wigglesworth, PHILLY.COM One person was killed, seven people were hospitalized and scores of housing units were destroyed or damaged after a townhouse exploded Tuesday afternoon in a Trenton suburb, sending a shock wave heard for miles. All the injured were in stable condition with injuries ranging from respiratory difficulties to
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Chilly Winter Underscores US Energy Infrastructure Needs

Feb 17th, 2014 | By admin
Winter Storm Dumps More Snow On New York City

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, addressing a propane shortage currently affecting millions of consumers in the Northeast and Midwest at the National Association of State Energy Officials annual policy outlook conference last week: “There’s a lot of day-to-day issues to be concerned about but we also want to keep this in a broader context. What
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2014 Draft New York State Energy Plan

Feb 13th, 2014 | By admin
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The 2014 Draft New York State Energy Plan (Draft Plan) sets forth a vision for New York’s energy future that connects a vibrant private sector market with communities and individual customers to create a dynamic, clean energy economy. The Draft Plan is divided into two volumes and guided by statutory requirements of Article 6 of
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2 families still not back home after explosion in Attica

Feb 13th, 2014 | By admin
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Feb. 12, 2014 Two Attica families are still not allowed in their homes due to high amounts of natural gas in the aftermath of a structure that exploded Tuesday morning at Perry and New streets. “We are doing fine,” said Rick Morlan, who lives catty-cornered from the building that exploded, formerly charitable organization Families United.
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State confirms that no permits for natural gas drilling will be issued in 2014

Feb 5th, 2014 | By Mark
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State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens told legislators Wednesday that he has “absolutely no” plans to issue permits to drilling companies in 2014, clearing the way for Gov. Cuomo to run for reelection without having to deal with the controversial issue.



Well now …

Dec 10th, 2013 | By Mark
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Regular readers of this site – and from the analytics, we can tell that there are tens of thousands of you, all over the world – may have noticed a distinct lack of new content here over the past few weeks and months; a slowing of the pace with which new material (original reporting, supported
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – June 3, 2013

Jun 5th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

As usual, it’s been a busy, busy week for natural gas leaks and explosions, so let’s get right to it. A natural gas explosion severely damaged a building and injured eight people, one of them a police officer at Nyack College, a Christian college in South Nyack, New York, on Tuesday, June 4, according to
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Williams-Transco Minimizes Magnitude of Hurricane Sandy, Chance of Damage to Rockaway Line From A Similar Storm

May 22nd, 2013 | By Mark
Hurricane Sandy struck the mid-Atlantic area of the United States on Oct. 29, 2012, killing dozens and doing hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage.

Noting that Hurricane Sandy was technically not quite a 100-year-storm, engineers and executives at Williams-Transco assured concerned state and federal regulators recently that the natural gas pipeline they propose to run through coastal wetlands and recreation areas near Coney Island faces only a small risk of being damaged by flooding in a similar natural disaster.
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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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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – March 25, 2013

Mar 25th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

Natural gas leaks and explosions caused significant damage throughout Colorado and many other areas throughout the country in recent days. On Tuesday, March 19, a massive natural gas explosion in Grand Junction, Colorado, destroyed two homes and sent three people to the hospital according to recent media reports. The natural gas company, Xcel Energy, and
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