An analysis of Massachusetts’ natural gas system shows the pipelines have around 20,000 leaks in the system. The discovery is concerning for public safety and our climate, as well as for ratepayers who are paying for lost gas. (Boston Globe)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“The most important lesson we learned from Katrina was that hurricane protection and coastal restoration must be at the forefront of federal and state government for years to come,” said Chip Kline, who chairs the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.
Clean energy vision – In Nevada, President Obama’s clean energy vision is closer to reality than just about any other state with the help of a growing clean energy market. (Bloomberg)
Next time around – In an ear of rising seas, New Orleans residents need to rely on more than sea walls to protect them from another disaster like Hurricane Katrina. Restoring the area wetlands is crucial to protecting the city for the long term. (Washington Post)Powerful weapon – The Navy and Marine Corps are expected to add 1.2GW of clean energy to their renewable portfolio this year. (Business Green)