Natural Gas

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Gas Prices Dip Below $3 At Some New Jersey Stations

Oil analyst Tom Kloza said that, on balance, we’ll see better prices next year, but the days of $1.39 a gallon gas are gone.


National Grid

Report: National Grid Slapped With Lawsuit By Workers Who Got No Overtime Pay

Power and natural gas supplier National Grid has been hit with another lawsuit, this time by its own workers who said they never received overtime pay for extra hours during Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.


Protesters voiced their opposition to a planned natural gas compression station in the Town of Minisink. (credit: CBS 2)

Orange County Residents Fight Against Natural Gas Compressor Station

Residents in the Orange County town of Minisink have been fighting hard to stop the construction of a natural gas compressor station.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

Fracking Rig (file / credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Full New Jersey Assembly To Vote On Fracking Measure

A bill passed the Assembly Environment Committee that would limit the treatment, disposal, and storage of the waste water from the controversial procedure, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg: Time For Buildings To Convert To Cleaner Fuels

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that now is the perfect time for buildings to convert to cleaner heating fuels and the city wants to help them do it, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.


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WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ – Episode 3: To Frack Or Not To Frack In New York

New York is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing in the Catskills. “Fracking” is a controversial method of drilling for natural gas beneath shale rock.


Jersey City natural gas main break (credit: CBS 2)

PSE&G Works To Cap Ruptured Gas Main In Jersey City

PSE&G crews worked to clamp the main along Pacific Avenue near Grand Street.


Jersey City, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy Aganist Natural Gas Pipeline

A natural gas pipeline bound for Manhattan is planned to go under parts of Hudson County and both supporters and opponents got to voice their opinions at a meeting in Jersey City on Wednesday night.


FILE - In this April 23, 2010 photo, a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site is seen near Burlington, Pa., in Bradford County. (AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

NY DEC To Hold Hearings On Proposed Rules For Gas Drillers

New York environmental regulators have issued proposed regulations for hydraulic fracturing of natural gas in New York state and now they want the public to weigh in.


Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

Operations Restored At Indian Point Following Lightning Strike

Backup generators kicked in, but operators reduced power at one Indian Point unit to about 70 percent as a precaution.


FILE - A man fishes across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, New York. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Half Of Residents Living Near Indian Point In Buchanan OK With Plant

The NY1-YNN-Marist College poll released Tuesday night shows 49 percent of the adults living nearby are against closing Indian Point.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Environmentalists Protest Against Hydrofracking Outside Gov. Cuomo’s Office

About two dozen protesters were outside Cuomo’s office calling on him to ban hydrofracking. The process uses water and chemicals to extract natural gas from the earth.


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Connecticut Residents Get Break On Electricity Bills

Lower natural gas prices are helping to reduce electricity bills, and Connecticut consumers are getting another break.


Light Switch (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Residents Brace For Higher Electric Rates

Just as everyone is turning on their air conditioners comes word that natural gas prices may push up the wholesale cost of electricity by 22 percent.


Thermostat on Money - Graphic: AP

Good News For Heating Bills – Warmer Winter Ahead

Most U.S. homeowners should get some relief on their heating bills this winter.