Natural Gas

Proposed Massachusetts Natural Gas Rate Hikes Cut By $13MMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and Columbia Gas announced Thursday they have reached an agreement that cuts the natural gas company's proposed rate hike of nearly $50 million by more than $13 million and prevents another distribution rate hike for three years.
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Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Boston Area Households Pay Higher February Electric Rates Than Rest Of CountryAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average price for Boston area households in February was 63 percent higher than the rest of the country.
Energy Company IDs Shippers For Mass.-NH Natural Gas PipelineThe Texas-based energy company that wants to build a natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire into Massachusetts has lined up utilities and other entities to transport the gas.
New Bedford Girl Saves Mom, Neighbors From Potential ExplosionA nine-year old New Bedford girl is being hailed as a hero.
Western Mass. Residents On Edge Over Natural Gas Pipeline Proposal Plans to build a natural gas pipeline through central and western Massachusetts are running into opposition from residents in the communities affected.
Sen. Markey Calls For Upgrades To Natural Gas PipelinesMassachusetts 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.
What's Best For The Environment: Do This, Not ThatWhen trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.
Plymouth State Expects Switch To Natural Gas Will Save $500K A YearPlymouth 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.
Grid Chief Warns Of Future New England Power ProblemsThe 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.
Government Forecasts Record-High Home Heating Costs This WinterThe 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.
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