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Kirkwood Natural Gas Fuel Station Operational

A natural gas fueling station in the town of Kirkwood has opened for public use.

The facility is being touted as the first such station in Broome County.

The station on Barlow Road is located just off Upper Court Street and is near an Interstate 81 interchange

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Launches Natural Gas Website

Broome County government has developed a website billed as a "natural gas resource guide."

According to County Executive Debra Preston's office, the guide provides a comprehensive look at natural gas-related information and services.

In a statement, Preston said the website is meant to "answer people's questions about t

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Downtown Binghamton Fire Prompts Evacuation

The Courthouse Square section of downtown Binghamton was evacuated for about two hours after a natural gas-fueled fire erupted in the old Midtown Mall complex.

The incident at 83 Court Street was reported at 11:21 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Downtown Binghamton Gas Line Ruptured

A report of a broken natural gas line at a downtown Binghamton construction project closed the Courthouse Square area Thursday.

The trouble occurred shortly after 11 a.m. at the former Midtown Mall complex at Court and Chenango streets

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Pro-Gas Group Blasts New York Moratorium

An energy industry organization has launched an effort to call more attention to New York State's effective moratorium on high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

The Independent Oil and Gas Association is publicizing information it says will show what the state has lost as development of natural gas in the Marcellus Shale has been on hold for the past five years

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Gas Leak Prompts Endicott Evacuation

A few Endicott residents were evacuated after a NYSEG high-pressure natural gas line was ruptured Thursday afternoon.

Endicott Fire Department Lieutenant Daniel Williams says the incident, which happened at East Main Street and Arthur Avenue, was reported at noon

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NY Petroleum Council Official Awaits Gas Drilling Regs

The executive director of the New York State Petroleum Council is expressing optimism that regulations for high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas development will be finalized in the year ahead

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Is There An Unplugged Gas Well Near Your Home?

Searchable maps with information about thousands of unplugged, abandoned gas and oil wells in upstate New York are being made available by an environmental data collection company.

Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, says the details about 5,046 old wells in 38 counties had not been available to the public

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Don Morgan
Don Morgan

Natural Gas Field Development Continuing

In spite of rumors of lower natural gas prices slowing drilling activity in Northeastern Pennsylvania, activity is being observed in Bradford County and established wells.  Recently, a man appeared behind our camper with some survey equipment in view of one of the many gas pads in the area

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