Natural Gas

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.
Point Pleasant Beach Man Badly Burned In Gas ExplosionAround 1:40 a.m., authorities said a 47-year-old man woke up to the strong smell of gas inside his home on Rear Cooks Lane.
Long Beach Residents Rally Against Port Ambrose Natural Gas TerminalLong Beach residents have rallied in the past against Port Ambrose, this time they did it with the help of their elected officials.
NY Energy Experts Predict Lower Natural Gas, Electricity Costs This WinterNew York state regulators expect natural gas and electricity prices to be generally lower than they were last winter.
Raritan Home Damaged In Natural Gas ExplosionFriday morning's blast blew out the windows and caused a minor fire.
Natural Gas Pipeline Construction Worries Rockaway Peninsula BeachgoersConstruction rigs for a natural gas pipeline have been set up on the ocean, and they are not going anywhere for a while. And the project is making waves.
Westchester Residents Face Higher Gas, Electric BillsThe utilities have not increased the costs. Rather, natural gas is a commodity and in this frigid winter, the wholesale price of natural gas has hit record levels.
Winter Utility Bills Soaring For Some Con Ed CustomersThe unusually cold temperatures means some Con Ed customers are paying an average of 15 to 20 percent more this year than last to heat their homes and keep the lights on.
PSEG Customers Brace For High Surcharge Through MarchThe polar vortex is behind the jump in costs. The frigid temperatures have pumped up the price of natural gas that's used to fuel power plants on Long Island, so those costs are being passed along to PSEG electric customers.
Natural Gas Prices Surge As Temperatures PlummetHomeowners who use natural gas and electricity will see higher heating bills because they'll use more fuel. But prices won't rise dramatically because utilities buy only a small portion of the fuel at the elevated prices.
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.
New York State May Suspend Decision On Fracking Until 2015The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.