Pipeline expansion

More pipelines aren’t the answer

More pipelines aren’t the answer

The weather outside is frightful – and so is our over-reliance on natural gas

NEW ENGLAND IS in the clutches of a frigid winter. This is putting demands on our energy resources and driving up electricity prices during the few hours of the day when consumer electricity use is highest. Concerns over these temporary price spikes are warranted, particularly given their impacts on our most vulnerable. But year after(...)

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Pipeline needed before it’s too late

Pipeline needed before it’s too late

Endless debate over natural gas sacrifices attainable “good” for unlikely “perfect”

SOME GAS OPPONENTS appear confused about the synergistic relationship between natural gas and renewables, as well as the climate benefits New England will realize with adequate natural gas pipeline capacity.  Both adequate gas capacity and increased renewables are essential to dramatically reducing New England’s carbon footprint, a conclusion supported by scientific studies. We formed Coalition(...)

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Gordon Van Welie, do your job

Gordon Van Welie, do your job

LNG makes pipeline expansion unnecessary

THE US ENERGY Information Administration is a federal agency that “collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy [policy].” According to the agency’s data, the six New England states consumed a total of 889 billion cubic feet (bcf) of natural gas in 2013.(...)

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