natural gas

Obama signs bill for gas pipeline under the Rockaways
Obama signs bill for gas pipeline under the Rockaways
News Melissa Chan 12/04/2012 at 11:17AM

A bill allowing a natural gas pipeline to be constructed in Queens and Brooklyn has been signed into law by President Barack Obama. The New York City Natural Gas Supply Enhancement Act, passed on November 27, authorizes Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to issue permits to build and operate a three-mile pipeline underneath Jacob [...]

Residents concerned over new natural gas pipelines
News Ruben Muniz 6/19/2012 at 8:47AM

A massive, new natural gas pipeline that may be coming to the tri-state area has many of the region’s residents up in arms. At the most recent Community Board 11 meeting, it was revealed that Spectra Energy, a Houston-based gas and electric giant, is proposing to build 16 miles of new pipeline and five miles [...]

Windsor Park will save green by going green
Windsor Park will save green by going green
News Terence M. Cullen 5/24/2012 at 4:41PM

Larry Goodfleish, 56, said he thinks it’s good his building will become energy efficient and cost effective. “[It’s] absolutely good; and if it’s Earth friendly and Earth healthy, I’m all for it,” he said before going into his apartment at Windsor Park. The Bayside co-op is converting from oil heat to natural gas, with completion [...]