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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.

01/22/2012

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.

10/20/2011

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.

09/28/2011

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.

08/20/2011

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.

08/17/2011

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.

08/13/2011

Light Switch (file / credit: clipart.com)

Connecticut Residents Get Break On Electricity Bills

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

07/21/2011

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.

06/01/2011

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.

10/13/2010

Natural gas drilling (credit: AP)

EPA Holding Final NY Hearing On Gas Drilling

The process, called hydraulic fracturing or fracking, releases natural gas from rock thousands of feet underground.

09/13/2010

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