Gas utilities

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. The California Public Utilities Commission said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, that an investigation by its staff found Pacific Gas & Electric Co. lacked enough employees to fulfill requests to find and mark natural gas pipelines. A U.S. judge fined the utility $3 million after it was convicted of six felony charges for failing to properly maintain a natural gas pipeline that exploded south of San Francisco in 2010, killing eight people. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
December 14, 2018 - 7:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Regulators on Friday accused one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents for natural gas pipelines for years following its criminal conviction and multimillion-dollar fine for a pipeline explosion that killed eight people near San Francisco. The...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2010, file photo, a massive fire following a pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. The California Public Utilities Commission said Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, that an investigation by its staff found Pacific Gas & Electric Co. lacked enough employees to fulfill requests to find and mark natural gas pipelines. A U.S. judge fined the utility $3 million after it was convicted of six felony charges for failing to properly maintain a natural gas pipeline that exploded south of San Francisco in 2010, killing eight people. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
December 14, 2018 - 6:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Regulators on Friday accused one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents for natural gas pipelines for years following its criminal conviction and multimillion-dollar fine for a pipeline explosion that killed eight people near San Francisco. The...
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November 27, 2018 - 8:44 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An appeals court in upstate New York has ruled in favor of landowners who are fighting against a gas company's plans to build a pipeline from Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario. WIVB-TV in Buffalo reports the court ruled corporations can use eminent domain to gain access to private...
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November 27, 2018 - 8:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An appeals court in upstate New York has ruled in favor of landowners who are fighting against a gas company's plans to build a pipeline from Pennsylvania to Lake Ontario. WIVB-TV in Buffalo reports the court ruled corporations can only use eminent domain to gain access to...
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As her mother Rosaly wipes away a tear, Lucianny Rondon, sister of Leonel Rondon, the young man killed in the Sept. 13, 2018, Merrimack Valley gas explosions, pauses while making a statement during a hearing on gas pipeline safety in the Merrimack Valley Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Lawrence, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
November 26, 2018 - 5:57 pm
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Executives at the utility company responsible for September's natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts should step down, congressional members said Monday at a special hearing into the disaster. The six House and Senate members from Massachusetts and New Hampshire...
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November 21, 2018 - 2:01 pm
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Families in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts are facing a challenging Thanksgiving more than two months after natural gas explosions and fires leveled homes and left thousands without heat or hot water. More than 2,000 homes are still without gas service in Lawrence,...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:57 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Angry Ukrainians took to the streets and blocked roads Tuesday as hundreds of thousands remain without heating at a time when temperatures are plunging because of a dispute between the national gas company and regional utility providers. The crisis, which affects mostly...
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November 13, 2018 - 6:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are without heating at a time when temperatures are plunging due a long-standing dispute between the national gas company and regional utility providers. Residents in Kryvy Rih, a city of 600,000 in Ukraine's south-east, on Monday seized the...
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November 13, 2018 - 5:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are without heating due a long-standing dispute between the national gas company and regional utility providers. More than 600,000 residents in Kryvy Rih in Ukraine's south-east on Monday seized the building of the local gas company demanding that...
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Trader Vincent Napolitano, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Stocks are falling as energy companies are dragged lower by the continuing plunge in crude oil prices. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 09, 2018 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row. Auto sales in China fell in October for the fourth month in a row and are down 13 percent...
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