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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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South Jersey Gas pipeline approval now tied to non-compliant Public Works buildings in Upper Township

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin
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Posted: Thursday, July 2, 2015 1:02 pm Posted on Jul 2, 2015 by Columb Higgins TUCKAHOE – The New Jersey Pinelands Commission has tied approval of South Jersey Gas’ proposed natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands to its review of non-compliant buildings at the Upper Township Public Works yard in Tuckahoe. An application by Upper Township seeking
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Downtown Jacksonville gas leak repaired; service being restored to 12 buildings

Feb 25th, 2015 | By admin
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By Jim Schoettler Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 9:18 am | updated Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 9:46 am Repair crews needed about 14 hours to find and fix a natural gas leak that closed some streets in downtown Jacksonville Tuesday. The leak at Davis and Houston streets was fixed about 10 p.m. Thursday by a 10-person
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Commission Holds Hearing On Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
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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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Williams Natural Gas Line Ruptures in West Virginia

Mar 23rd, 2013 | By Mark
Gathering lines, like those shown here, move methane from the wellheads to a processing facility where it is moved downstream via transmission lines.

A major natural gas gathering pipeline owned and operated by the Williams Companies ruptured earlier today in West Virginia, according to recent media reports, just days after the company rejected safety recommendations from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in connection with controversial new natural gas pipeline of similar diameter proposed for New York City.
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ProPublica Does A Comprehensive Pipeline Safety Story

Nov 20th, 2012 | By Mark
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If you’ve ever tried to track data about pipeline safety, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that meaningful information is often elusive, buried deep within a federal website that’s difficult to use and seemingly constructed for insiders. ProPublica, the independent, non-profit news agency that has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s primary sources
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New Video of Spectra Pipeline Action in New York City from Occupy Pipeline

Oct 5th, 2012 | By Mark
This graphic details three zones should an explosive event occur at the proposed Spectra natural gas pipeline currently under consideration for construction in lower Manhattan: a 500-foot radius, where everything would be incinerated if the pipeline were operating at the lower end of the pressure scale, around 800 pounds per square inch (psi); an 800-foot radius, where massive damage would occur if the pipeline were to be operating at the maximum 1,450 psi; and a 1,000 foot radius, in which enormous destruction would occur at any pressure.

A few weeks ago, a group of protesters affiliated with Occupy the Pipeline managed to gain access to the construction site at Gansevoort and the Hudson Parkway, where a massive new natural gas pipeline that will run from New Jersey into lower Manhattan is being laid, and blocked construction of the project for more than
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Maine Backs Out of Contract Expanding State’s Natural Gas Pipeline Footprint

Sep 13th, 2012 | By Mark
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A couple of months ago, Maine’s Bureau of General Services awarded a contract to Maine Natural Gas to expand natural gas service via new pipelines in Augusta, the state capital. Today, according to recent media reports, the BGS reversed itself, pulling back the contract with MNG. The Bureau of General Services has not posted a
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Occupy Protestors Chain Themselves to Construction Equipment, Shut Down Spectra Pipeline Project

Sep 12th, 2012 | By Mark
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UPDATE: A group known as Occupy the Pipeline temporarily blocked construction of the massive, new natural gas pipeline that will run between between New Jersey and New York this afternoon, shutting down the build-out site for about an hour and 15 minutes. According to a live feed of the event streamed by OccupiedAir, four protestors
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 2, 2012

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

It’s been a busy, busy week in the world of natural gas explosions and leaks, so let’s get right to it. A house in Salem, Ohio, exploded early Saturday morning and by the time firefighters arrived on the scene, the house was completely engulfed in flames. Neither of the homes two residents were injured, although
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