Posts Tagged ‘ Pennsylvania ’

Philadelphia mayor strikes deal to sell utility

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin
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RON TODT Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city’s distressed pension fund would get an injection of $424 million under a proposal for UIL Holdings Corp. to buy the city-owned gas utility for $1.86 billion, the mayor announced Monday. Mayor Michael Nutter said the deal, which requires the approval of City Council and state utility
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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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Family of PGW worker killed in blast still in pain

Mar 1st, 2014 | By admin
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Peg Keeley last saw her son alive 916 days ago – she keeps count – when Mark Keeley walked out the door of the family’s Fox Chase home to work the evening shift at Philadelphia Gas Works. It was Jan. 18, 2011. That cold winter’s night, the 19-year-old gas worker was killed when natural gas
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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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STATE NATURAL GAS REGULATIONS!

Feb 23rd, 2014 | By admin

www.NaturalGasWatch.org  Added an amazing new chapter to their website where all visitors can browse each states natural gas regulations from one source with NGW. MUCH MORE IMPROVEMENTS TO COME!! www.naturalgaswatch.org



After Pa. Gas Well Explosion, Chevron Hands Out Gift Certificates For Free Pizza!!

Feb 18th, 2014 | By admin
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I’m quite sure the pizza will wash away the terror, death and human suffering this incident has caused to the neighborhood. Maybe if the next blast is even worse, they will send us to Denny’s!

Since Chevron is worth $253.706 Billion! I’m sure they can afford the pizza.



Explosion And Fire At Chevron Natural Gas Well In Pennsylvania

Feb 17th, 2014 | By admin
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Chevron Updates



Man killed in Moore Township home explosion identified; bandmate says they’re in shock

Feb 15th, 2014 | By admin
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By Lynn Ondrusek February 15, 2014 An explosion that shook Moore Township and destroyed a mobile home also killed one man, authorities say. William D. Neith Sr., 65, was killed in the explosion late Friday night, said Northampton County Coroner Zachary Lysek. Lysek was called to the scene about 3 a.m. today. Neiths death was
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UGI tests new system to detect gas leaks

Feb 9th, 2014 | By Mark
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Utility’s pilot program is part of a settlement over Allentown’s 2011 blast. By Scott Kraus, Of The Morning Call , February 8, 2014 On a frigid February night three years ago, natural gas leaking from a cracked cast-iron distribution line caused a massive explosion that lit up the sky above Allentown, killed five people and leveled eight row
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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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