Missing gas leaks raising questions

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Nathan Phillips, College of Arts & Sciences

Thousands of natural gas leaks reported by the state’s utility companies disappeared from the records they later submitted to the state, according to an independent analysis by a Cambridge group that says their study shows the leaks have likely not been repaired…

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“It illustrates how little we know about the number of leaks in the state, and how much of the gas is lost and unaccounted for. This discovery makes us less sure about how much progress we’re making.”

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