State issues stop-work order in Boston-area blasts
Massachusetts utility regulators today imposed a seven-week moratorium on all work by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, operator of the system that had massive explosions in the Boston suburbs last month.
Controllers couldn't shut off gas in Boston suburbs
Controllers got two high-pressure alarms minutes before houses started exploding in the Boston suburbs last month, but they had no way to shut off the gas, according to a preliminary report issued yesterday.
Okla. company scrimped before deadly well fire
The operator of the Oklahoma well that burned in January, killing five men, was trying to save money and impress investors with a risky drilling method, say attorneys for the dead men's families.
Pruitt's gone. His stuff isn't
Nearly three months after Scott Pruitt's sudden departure from EPA, he still hasn't picked up his belongings.
Trump's corn-state pledge puts Wheeler in a jam
President Trump is expected to follow through soon on an ethanol promise to Corn Belt states, leaving acting EPA chief Andrew Wheeler to broker a politically risky deal with the oil industry.