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2014-07-16 08:20:31

New Initiative Locates and Measures Seeping Methane, Highlights Unseen Climate Risk; Interactive Online Maps Will Help Utilities, Regulators Accelerate System Upgrades NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Leaks like these rarely pose an immediate safety threat, but the leaking natural gas - which is...

2014-04-18 12:21:28

Utility is Credited with Helping the Industry Curb Methane Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane--a powerful greenhouse gas--named Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems." The official Climate...

2014-03-18 23:26:44

“Fix-A-Leak Week” Highlights Franchise’s Mission Palm Springs, Calif. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 American Leak Detection has found over seven million leaks since 1974 establishing the franchise system as a leader in the world of saving water. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons annually nationwide,” and homeowners who fix easily corrected household water leaks can save themselves about 10 percent on their...

2014-03-13 23:00:34

American Leak Detection Franchisee Celebrates Winning Franchisee of the Year Award Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 American Leak Detection of Dallas’ owner and operator, Will Knell, is a dedicated community member when it comes to managing water loss. Previously owned by his father since 1987, Will’s focus is accentuating the need for water saving technologies. Change has been essential to their success, as Knell puts it, “We constantly come up with ways to do what we do and...

2014-02-10 23:00:46

American Leak Detection Franchisee Celebrates Winning Rookie of the Year Award Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Working in the water well repair business industry was the start of Dennis Fair’s interest in water saving technologies. Since buying an American Leak Detection franchise, his business has greatly expanded earning him the title of Rookie of the Year at the November 2013 American Leak Detection convention. Repairing wells across the country as far off as Alaska, Fair saw...

2014-01-17 12:23:02

Our Best Defense is to be Prepared LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthquakes, fires and other emergencies strike suddenly. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding customers about the importance of being prepared for California's next major emergency. "Customer safety is a top priority for SoCalGas and we want to provide information to help our customers be ready for an emergency," said Jimmie Cho, SoCalGas vice president of gas operations. "After a natural disaster or...

Thousands Of Natural Gas Leaks Under The Streets Of DC
2014-01-16 13:23:20

[ Watch the Video: More Than Hot Air - Explosive Find Under Washington DC ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, there are nearly 6,000 natural gas leaks under the streets of Washington, DC. Scientists from Duke University and Boston University say that they have discovered more than 5,893 leaks from aging natural gas pipelines under DC. The team also said that dozens of these leaks...

2013-08-22 23:26:03

ULTRA-TRAC APL – Acoustic Pipe Locator is a new technology with the promise to provide accurate location data about buried piping systems. Valparaiso, Indiana (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 SENSIT Technologies is pleased to introduce the ULTRA-TRAC APL – Acoustic Pipe Locator. The APL is a new technology with the promise to provide accurate location data about buried piping systems. This technology, developed by Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and Operations Technology Development (OTD), is...


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