Posts Tagged ‘ Boston ’

The fight over liquefied natural gas

Jun 12th, 2014 | By

The fight over liquefied natural gas for so many years was where and how to bring it into the United States. Now the fight is over where and whether to ship it out. Boston was at the epicenter of the earlier skirmishes. The Everett LNG terminal is the only one that unloads the highly explosive

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Heavy-Duty LNG Trucks Now Refueling Outside of Boston

May 31st, 2013 | By

Transgas is accessing LNG transportation fuel for its trucks at GSGNA’s Everett, Mass., LNG fueling station north of Boston. The company currently has 10 new LNG tractors. Click on this Environmental Headline for more on this story.

Mass. House approves measure to fund transit system

Apr 9th, 2013 | By

House lawmakers in Massachusetts passed a $500 million transportation bill Monday night, but failed to get the margin needed to protect it from Gov. Deval Patrick’s threatened veto, inten­sifying a confrontation over how best to to address the state’s pressing transportation needs. Patrick, who favors a more ambitious $1.9 billion plan for transportation and education,

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Lawsuit blames offshore boats for herring’s decline

Sep 28th, 2010 | By

Earthjustice, an environmental group, filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of a group of commercial fishermen and one recreational fisherman earlier this month against two government agencies for failing to protect river herring and shad, another river fish that goes to sea, from the big boats. via Lawsuit blames offshore boats for herring’s decline –

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Hartford and Boston to receive green design assistance

Sep 9th, 2010 | By

Hartford is one of two New England state capitals chosen by EPA to demonstrate high quality green community development practices and receive special technical assistance.