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A proposed pipeline project to bring more natural gas into Connecticut and New England will cost double what its developers claim and may be needed far less than energy officials believe, according to a new anti-pipeline study reported recently in the Hartford Courant.


The Sierra Club recently released a report detailing the unprecedented buildout of new gas infrastructure around the country and calling for its rejection, according to an announcement by the organization.


A proposal to run a natural gas pipeline through federally protected woods in New Jersey atop some of the nation’s purest drinking water has drawn vigorous opposition, according to a recent article in the Houston Chronicle.


A recent article on Forbes.com states that natural gas prices are poised to increase by 40 percent to 60 percent.


National Grid last week filed notice with the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission that it is withdrawing a proposal for ratepayers in the state to help pay for expanding one of the key pipelines that brings natural gas to New England, according to an article in the Providence Journal.


A recent leak at Spectra Energy’s Weymouth, MA, gas metering station and Spectra’s lack of awareness raise new concerns about plans to build a powerful natural gas compressor station nearby, according to a recent article by the Patriot Ledger.


Natural gas prices rose in 2016 faster than the price of any other energy product or commodity, according to a recent article by FuelFix.com.