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Poliquin Says Natural Gas Could Save Maine Mills

| January 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine is touting increased access to natural gas as a way to boost the state’s ailing paper production industry. The 2nd District congressman says the high cost of electricity has contributed to mill closures and job losses in the state’s paper industry, which lost about 1,000 […]

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Natural Gas Pipeline Subcontractor Sues

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Another federal lawsuit has been filed in connection with the installation of a natural gas pipeline in the Kennebec Valley. A subcontractor hired to install the pipeline for the $350 million Summit Natural Gas Inc. project is suing the contractor as well as an insurance company. Ursa Major Underground Inc. is […]

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NB Gas Distribution

| April 22, 2014

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick’s biggest industrial users of natural gas, including the Irving Oil refinery and pulp and paper mills, would pay more to access natural gas under changes to the province’s Gas Distribution Act. Energy Minister Craig Leonard says under the 1999 law, the province’s six largest users of natural gas have paid an […]

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Cary Medical Center to Transition to Natural Gas

| September 11, 2013

Cost-effective, good for the environment, and it’ll bring jobs to the area. Officials at Cary Medical Center are excited to announce that they’re transitioning from heating oil to natural gas. Shawn Anderson, Cary’s┬áChief Operating Officer says, “It’s a clean source of fuel, it’s readily available, it’s a domestic source of fuel, and its going to […]

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