NY delays decision on Greenpoint Energy Center’s natural gas expansion for seventh time
Department of Environmental Conservation wants the Public Service Commission to rule on whether the expansion would truly make the energy supply more reliable.
May 9, 4:26 PM
National Grid’s pivot to ‘renewable’ natural gas would require more pipelines, keep producing carbon
New York’s natural gas provider says it is transitioning to “biogas” naturally released from landfills, wastewater or cow farms. But would the project reduce carbon emissions, or is it full of manure?
May 6, 5:00 AM
Following Protest, NY Postpones Decision On Natural Gas Permit For Greenpoint Energy Center
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the deadline for National Grid’s air permit to review more than 6,000 public comments and an emissions proposal.
Feb 1, 10:52 AM
National Grid Is Building A Natural Gas Pipeline Through North Brooklyn. But Do We Need It?
New York City consumes massive amounts of natural gas to stay warm and run stoves. Energy experts say there is a greener way forward.
Apr 16, 2021 6:01 AM
Activists Demand National Grid Halt Project To Extend A Fracked Gas Pipeline Through North Brooklyn
National Grid has been building out a natural gas pipeline from Brownsville to Greenpoint since 2018.
Feb 18, 2020 10:41 AM
2 Workers Seriously Injured In Bensonhurst Manhole Fire
The fire may have been connected to a gas leak.
Jan 28, 2020 12:25 PM
Cuomo Gives National Grid 14 Days To Hook Up New Customers Or Lose Franchise
'They have an obligation to serve all customers, and that’s the underpinning of their franchise.'
Nov 13, 2019 11:36 AM
National Grid Battle With Cuomo Strands Thousands Without Gas
Without gas hookups, businesses and homeowners say their projects are imploding.
Sep 23, 2019 10:21 AM
Your Poop Is Powerful Beyond Measure And May Soon Fuel Your Apartment
Officials are hoping human dumps can power up to 5,000 homes.
Updated: Apr 30, 2019 4:40 PM
Shadow Utility Company Allegedly Installed Illegal Gas Meters For Cash Across Brooklyn
"We simply will not allow the lucrative real estate market in Brooklyn to feed criminal activity and potentially endanger lives."
Updated: Jan 13, 2017 1:22 PM
Left In The Dark: Former Shelter Residents Go Without Gas & Power As Unsuspecting Tenants Move In Next Door
"Everything they're doing is fraudulent."
Updated: Nov 4, 2016 1:29 PM
Former Shelter Residents Got Eviction Notices Day Before Thanksgiving
"It seems to be in line with a pattern of taking legal action before long weekends. That irony is not lost on any of us."
Updated: Mar 10, 2016 9:14 AM
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