Study Shows Hundreds of Gas Leaks in Merrimack Valley

Nathan Phillips, College of Arts & Sciences

While burning natural gas to create heat and electricity is considered far cleaner than burning coal or oil, experts say, unburned gas poses a significant environmental threat…

Expert quote:

“So, it’s no big mystery we have this old, aging infrastructure, and we know the leaks are concentrated more on these pipes under the streets that have the cast iron infrastructure.”

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