Plans to build a natural gas pipeline through central and western Massachusetts are running into opposition from residents in the communities affected.
Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is warning that the deadly gas explosion that destroyed two buildings in New York and killed eight people shows the need to fix the aging infrastructure that delivers fuel in cities across the country.
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Plymouth State University expects to reduce pollution and save $500,000 a year by switching its thermal energy plant from diesel fuel to compressed natural gas.
The chief executive of New England’s power grid manager warned Tuesday that a growing regional dependence on natural gas, combined with supply constraints, is threatening its ability to guarantee electricity whenever and wherever it’s needed.
The prediction of a colder winter than last year means heating your home is going to cost more. In fact, a new government forecast predicts you could end up spending a record-high.
The weather is turning cold and no one is expecting Mother Nature to provided a redundancy of kindness like last winter’s weather.
So much natural gas is being produced that soon there may be nowhere left to put the country’s swelling surplus. After years of explosive growth, natural gas producers are retrenching.
Part of Route 9 near the Atrium Mall was closed just before noon Wednesday due to a natural gas leak.
It is one year later, yet a Hyde Park couple whose house was leveled by a natural gas explosion is still struggling to put the pieces back together.