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Court to rule if gas expansion plan needed environment study

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state Supreme Court is considering whether Connecticut’s environmental protection agency and state regulators were wrong for not studying the potential environmental impact of a major natural gas expansion plan before they approved it in 2013. The high court’s review comes in a lawsuit filed two years ago by the Connecticut Energy Marketers Association, a group ...

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Maine heating oil prices relatively flat

Maine heating oil prices relatively flat

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine government survey says the average statewide price for heating oil is a penny higher than last week, when prices climbed for the first time in several months. The Governor’s Energy Office says the average price according to the March 21 survey was $1.73 per gallon. That’s about 28 cents lower than the average at ...

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Heating oil bill down by half

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SUNBURY — Home heating oil prices have plummeted to its lowest price in years: $2.08 a gallon as of Nov. 30, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That’s almost half of what you’d have paid last year, around $4 a gallon. That’s good news for homeowners. Even better news is the projection by AccuWeather meteorologist Dave Samuhel, who said ...

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Maine heating prices nose up slightly as cool months begin

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AUGUSTA, Maine — The Governor’s Energy Office says the average statewide cash price for heating oil rose 2 cents over the last two weeks to $2.01 per gallon. Trends are similar in kerosene and propane. Kerosene rose 2 cents to $2.58 per gallon and propane rose a penny to $2.15 per gallon. The federal Energy Information Administration projects lower costs ...

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Summit Natural Gas falls behind on its goals

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Peggy Pisini could have been the ideal natural gas customer. After Pisini and her husband, Jim, paid oil bills of up to $700 every month or two last winter to heat their home in Cumberland Foreside, Pisini was excited to learn that Summit Natural Gas of Maine would soon bring the efficient fuel source to her doorstep. The family signed ...

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Connecticut heating oil dealers push back against natural gas expansion

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Luther Turmelle | New Haven Register WILTON — Home heating oil dealers aren’t giving up, even as one of the state’s three natural gas utilities gets underway with its portion of a 10-year expansion plan of distribution lines. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Northeast Utilities President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas May were in this Fairfield County suburb on Monday ...

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