New England

Lobsters not on a roll

National Lobster Day is set for September 25 thanks to a group of New England senators who banded together to a co-sponsor the Senate-only resolution introduced by Sen. Angus King, the Maine Independent. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey were conspicuous by their absence among the group of lobster-state senators who signed onto King’s resolution. Perhaps that’s(...)

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New England governors vow to boost natural gas capacity

New England governors vow to boost natural gas capacity

States will coordinate policies but tackle details on their own

THE NEW ENGLAND governors met behind closed doors on energy issues in Hartford on Thursday and vowed afterwards to work collaboratively to expand the region’s natural gas pipeline capacity. What shape that collaboration will take was unclear, as a seven-paragraph statement issued by the governors after their meeting offered no specifics. The plain-vanilla statement blamed the region’s high electricity(...)

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