Posts Tagged ‘ Pennsylvania ’

3 People Arrested as West Roxbury Pipeline Protests Continue

Oct 30th, 2015 | By admin

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

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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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin

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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TSA Pipeline Security Guidelines December 2010

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin

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Allentown natural gas odor forces 25 to 30 people from their homes, UGI reports

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
Allentown authorities respond the afternoon of Jan. 28, 2015, to the report of a natural gas odor at 633 N. New St. in the city. Authorities evacuated about 25 to 30 people from about 12 homes on the block, and UGI Utilities Inc. excavated the street in an effort to pinpoint the problem.

By Kurt Bresswein | The Express-Times Email the author | Follow on Twitter on January 28, 2015 at 3:41 PM, updated January 28, 2015 at 4:30 PM Wednesday afternoon’s natural gas odor in Allentown led to between 25 and 30 residents evacuating about 12 homes, UGI Utilities Inc. says. A resident of 633 N. New St. called UGI directly
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Commission Holds Hearing On Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin

February 13, 2015 1:06 AM Elizabeth Skrapits WILKES-BARRE — From energy independence to mine subsidence, supporters and opponents of the proposed PennEast natural gas pipeline had their say on Thursday. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding a series of hearings on potential environmental impacts of the proposed $1 billion, 108-mile, 36-inch diameter pipeline which
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Pennsylvania governor proposes new tax on natural gas extraction

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin

BY HILARY RUSS NEW YORK Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:35pm EST Pennsylvania’s governor, Democrat Tom Wolf, arrives at his ”Let’s Get Started” celebration at Hershey Lodge, January 20, 2015. CREDIT: REUTERS/MARK MAKELA (Reuters) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday proposed a new 5 percent severance tax on the state’s boomingnatural gas extraction industry, a turnabout from
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“NaturalGasWatch.ORG” Delay in Updates…..WHY?——GREED!!

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

Greetings Friends! As you may have noticed. has been on somewhat of a forced hiatus in posting new updates due to an unscrupulous individual attempting to generate a PROFIT from our NON-PROFIT website work in improving natural gas pipeline safety by accusing Natural Gas Watch of a copyright infringement/theft. We were sent a demand
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Philadelphia mayor strikes deal to sell utility

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin

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

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 ( that the third well head was replaced on
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