Natural Gas

Opponents Say Port Ambrose Natural Gas Facility Is Dangerous; Backers Say It Will Lower Heating CostsOpponents of a proposed terminal for liquefied natural gas imports off the New Jersey and New York coasts blasted the plan Wednesday as a dirty, dangerous boondoggle.
Groups Rally Against Port Ambrose Natural Gas Facility Off Jones BeachEnvironmental groups rallied outside a fundraiser for Gov. Andrew Cuomo Wednesday night, protesting against a planned ocean gas terminal.
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.
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