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BREAKING NEWS—NTSB Finds Gas Main Leak in Front of 1646 Park Ave. East Harlem

Mar 18th, 2014 | By admin

NTSB Press Release National Transportation Safety Board Office of Public Affairs ——————————————————————————– NTSB Issues Investigative Update for East Harlem, N.Y., Gas Explosion MARCH 18 WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing investigation into a March 12 gas explosion that destroyed two buildings in the East Harlem section of New York City, the NTSB today released
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New York explosions expose nation’s aging and dangerous gas mains

Mar 15th, 2014 | By admin
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New York (CNN) — By Ray Sanchez Those two New York buildings where eight people died in an explosion were served by a very old gas main — 127 years old to be exact. It’s the latest incident in what experts warn is a dangerous trend plaguing the nation’s oldest cities: natural gas leaks and
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N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 14th, 2014 | By admin
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US officials are investigating how the local utility responded to complaints of gas odors before the blast and building collapse killed seven. The nation’s aging infrastructure poses a growing risk, experts say. By Harry Bruinius, Staff Writer / March 13, 2014 New York Federal officials investigating the gas leak and deadly explosion that collapsed two
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East Harlem Gas Explosion NaturalGasWatch.org EXCLUSIVE “Pre-Explosion” Images!

Mar 14th, 2014 | By admin
Plate (repair) in front of 1642 Park Ave!!

Images captured of 1644 Park Avenue in East Harlem prior to the massive & deadly gas explosion this week show extensive construction and excavation in front of this explosion site and in close proximity on the same gas main, an 8″ Cast Iron main nearly 100 years old. Concerns should have been abundant with such
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How a Gas Leak Can Destroy a Building

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin
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Popular Mechanics March 12, 2014 1:11 PM At least two people are dead after a major explosion linked to a gas leak destroyed two buildings in Harlem on Wednesday. Residents reportedly smelled gas before the blast, but the source of the leak may not be known for sure for a while. In the meantime, this
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N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin
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US officials are investigating how the local utility responded to complaints of gas odors before the blast and building collapse killed seven. The nation’s aging infrastructure poses a growing risk, experts say. By Harry Bruinius, Staff Writer / March 13, 2014 New York Federal officials investigating the gas leak and deadly explosion that collapsed two
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Con Edison Reports that Nearly 1,300 Buildings in New York City Converted from Oil to Natural Gas in 2013

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Con Edison Media Relations On January 23, Con Edison reported that owners of nearly 1,300 large New York City buildings converted from oil to natural gas in 2013. The number of large buildings making the switch has grown each year since the city passed its NYC Clean Heat regulations in 2011. That year, 309 buildings
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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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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.



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