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  • Planet-warming methane leaking at higher rate, study finds

    Planet-warming methane leaking at higher rate, study finds
    Federal regulators are missing about 14 million metric tons of greenhouse gas in their annual inventory, most of which likely comes from the nation's growing natural gas industry, according to a new study. But despite the higher estimate of methane...
  • U.S. Energy Secretary Plans To Review New England's Natural Gas Shortage

    U.S. Energy Secretary Plans To Review New England's Natural Gas Shortage
    The head of the U.S. Department of Energy is calling for a review of New England's natural gas shortage, which has led to higher electricity prices and concerns that the region's electric grid is overly dependent on the fuel. Secretary Ernest J. Moniz...
  • Governors Seek Money From Electric Ratepayers For Gas Pipelines

    New England's six governors stepped into uncharted territory Thursday, asking the region's electric grid to help pay for new natural gas pipelines to ease supply constraints. The governors announced a pact in December to push for regional investment in...
  • Pipeline to bring natural gas to state

    Pipeline to bring natural gas to state
    Florida Power & Light Co. is on the cusp of getting the pipeline it has long wanted to carry natural gas from elsewhere in the nation to Central and South Florida to run the utility's power plants. But the proposed $3.6 billion project, which FPL...
  • Despite 9-Cent Power, Tens Of Thousands Still Pay Much, Much More

    Despite 9-Cent Power, Tens Of Thousands Still Pay Much, Much More
    The slice of Connecticut that prefers a hands-off, standard approach to electricity pays about 9 cents in generation fees for every kilowatt hour they use. But about 20,000 customers who chose Shelton-based Discount Power for service pay almost 22 cents...
  • Proposed Cove Point plant is an outdated concept for a facility Maryland doesn't need [Letter]

    Proposed Cove Point plant is an outdated concept for a facility Maryland doesn't need [Letter]
    The proposed liquid natural gas export terminal at Cove Point is a 2004 idea, the year it was first proposed. It requires overturning the national fuels export ban, ignoring new information about the potency of methane emissions and would represent a $3.8...
  • Vandalism may have caused natural gas leak in Playa del Rey

    Vandalism may have caused natural gas leak in Playa del Rey
    A natural gas leak Monday at a storage facility in Playa del Rey may have been caused by vandals, authorities said. The leak was reported around 12:30 a.m. at a natural gas storage well at 8100 Falmouth Ave., Southern California Gas Co. spokeswoman...
  • Clean Energy hopes natural-gas-powered autos fuel its first profit

    Clean Energy hopes natural-gas-powered autos fuel its first profit
    Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the Seal Beach company that builds and operates natural-gas filling stations for some of the nation's biggest bus and truck fleets, is banking on corporate customers to buy more clean-energy vehicles this year. Executives...
  • Exporting natural gas is a bad deal for Maryland [Commentary]

    Exporting natural gas is a bad deal for Maryland [Commentary]
    Imagine somebody offered you a deal. First, you have to agree to take a pay cut at your job. Second, you have to agree to pay more for basic necessities such as food and electricity. Third, you have to breathe dirtier air and live next to a dirtier...
  • Five questions for Gary Skulnik

    Five questions for Gary Skulnik
    Gary Skulnik's environmental work history includes stints at Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. These days he's selling electricity — the renewable kind. He co-founded Clean Currents, which buys wind and solar power from producers and resells it to...
  • U.S. carbon emissions rose 2% in 2013 after years of decline

    Carbon dioxide emissions from the nation’s energy sector rose about 2% in 2013 after declining for several years, federal energy officials reported Monday. The reversal came because power plants last year burned more coal to generate electricity,...