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New Bern Sun Journal
New Bern aldermen schedule budget work sessionsreserve funds for sewer and water; and the sewer debt services reserve fund.Inc
New Bern aldermen schedule budget work sessions
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted an hour ago
reserve funds for sewer and water; and the sewer debt services reserve fund.Included in the electric fund discussion is the department of public utilities, rate stabilization fund and the utility business office, according to the agenda.The city’s... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Duck Tours CEO defends company following fatal crashand we have extensive safety procedures and protocols. Our vehicles are inspect
Boston Duck Tours CEO defends company following fatal crash
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
and we have extensive safety procedures and protocols. Our vehicles are inspected by both the US Coast Guard and the Department of Public Utilities annually. Our ConDUCKtors and staff of 18 full-time mechanics inspect the vehicles daily.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Duck Tours CEO says safety ‘number one priority’are enrolled in a random drug testing program,’’ Brown said in the statement, a
Boston Duck Tours CEO says safety ‘number one priority’
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
are enrolled in a random drug testing program,’’ Brown said in the statement, adding that company-sponsored training lasts eight to 1o weeks. The vehicles are also inspected by the Coast Guard and the Department of Public Utilities, Br... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Natural gas pipeline project may not be deadwill be that the current contracts are scrapped, wrote Columbia Gas of Massachu
Natural gas pipeline project may not be dead
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
will be that the current contracts are scrapped, wrote Columbia Gas of Massachusetts in an April 22 filing with the state's Department of Public Utilities. But there are potentially far-reaching matters of precedent that still hinge on the pipeline.... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield councilors pressed to update aging fleet of fire vehiclesin the city where an older vehicle might receive light use, he said. Pittsfiel
Pittsfield councilors pressed to update aging fleet of fire vehicles
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 3 days ago
in the city where an older vehicle might receive light use, he said. Pittsfield Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski said the city Department of Public Utilities has sought equipment to allow power spray washing under city vehicles, but the item hasn't... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Brown water in Lakeside now green, neighbors reporttaps in Lakeside Monday and Tuesday has now turned green, according to resident
Brown water in Lakeside now green, neighbors report
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
taps in Lakeside Monday and Tuesday has now turned green, according to residents. A representative from the Henrico County Department of Public Utilities after-hours hotline confirmed they have received multiple calls regarding green colored water... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Blaze in Henrico damages multiple apartmentssay discolored water is not a health concernHenrico crews say discolored water
Blaze in Henrico damages multiple apartments
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
say discolored water is not a health concernHenrico crews say discolored water is not a health concern Officials in the Department of Public Utilities say the tap water is now running clear, as of before noon Tuesday. Some neighbors called... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Henrico officials: Discolored water is not health concernreport some residents told officials that they noticed brownish water coming fr
Henrico officials: Discolored water is not health concern
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
report some residents told officials that they noticed brownish water coming from their taps on Monday. The Henrico Department of Public Utilities says the discoloration was caused by rust and sediment in pipes after work was done in the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Richmond needs artists to paint storm drainsfor RVAH2O said. “Stormwater is our nation’s number-one source of surface wate
Richmond needs artists to paint storm drains
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
for RVAH2O said. “Stormwater is our nation’s number-one source of surface water pollution,” Robert Steidel, Director, Department of Public Utilities, City of Richmond, said. “The James River is Richmond’s greatest natural asset, and we hope... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Henrico crews say discolored water is not a health concernwater coming from their faucets overnight, but crews say the discoloration is n
Henrico crews say discolored water is not a health concern
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
water coming from their faucets overnight, but crews say the discoloration is not a public health concern. The Henrico Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is flushing the lines to clear the sediment and rust that were in pipes following... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Lakeside is no Flint, brown water ‘not a health concern’The brown water that poured from faucets in Lakeside Monday night and Tuesday m
Lakeside is no Flint, brown water ‘not a health concern’
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
The brown water that poured from faucets in Lakeside Monday night and Tuesday morning was not a public health concern, the Department of Public Utilities said Tuesday morning. “Crews have determined the discolored water is not a public-health... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Pittsfield residents notified of brief turbidity of city water; no health risk seenof the city's drinking water to spike above federal standards last month, but r
Pittsfield residents notified of brief turbidity of city water; no health risk seen
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
of the city's drinking water to spike above federal standards last month, but residents were never at risk. The Pittsfield Department of Public Utilities mailed out a two-page notice city water users with that assessment to show full disclosure of... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Kinder Morgan suspends all work on controversial pipelinenew and creative lengths to drum up business for the pipeline. At the urging of
Kinder Morgan suspends all work on controversial pipeline
Lowell Sun / Posted 12 days ago
new and creative lengths to drum up business for the pipeline. At the urging of companies like National Grid, the state's Department of Public Utilities approved an unprecedented kind of new contract. It allowed electric transmission companies to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Pipeline panned at final DPU forum in Andoverthe Kinder Morgan's pipeline running through their private property. It marked
Pipeline panned at final DPU forum in Andover
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 days ago
the Kinder Morgan's pipeline running through their private property. It marked the sixth and final public hearing the state Department of Public Utilities has held concerning the issue. Kinder Morgan previously requested permission from more than... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy moving forward with plans to convert outdoor lights to LEDsbought the streetlights as well as 365 light poles from National Grid for $1. T
Quincy moving forward with plans to convert outdoor lights to LEDs
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 24 days ago
bought the streetlights as well as 365 light poles from National Grid for $1. The price was essentially free because the Department of Public Utilities had found that Quincy’s streetlights had depreciated so much that they have no value.Aside... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Sierra Club: Massachusetts Solar Bill Must Be Fixedthe net metering reimbursement rate by 40 percent. The bill also expressly auth
Sierra Club: Massachusetts Solar Bill Must Be Fixed
CommonDreams.org / Posted 25 days ago
the net metering reimbursement rate by 40 percent. The bill also expressly authorizes electric utilities to petition the Department of Public Utilities to add a minimum charge, with no ceiling, to all solar customers’ bills. Municipal solar... Read more
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Boston Globe
House, Senate reach solar energy compromisevalue of the incentives for new projects. The compromise would also allow util
House, Senate reach solar energy compromise
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
value of the incentives for new projects. The compromise would also allow utility companies to petition the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities to charge solar-producing customers a minimum bill to cover the cost of maintaining... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Legislative negotiators reach deal on solar energy roadmapthe value of the incentives for new projects. The compromise would also allow
Legislative negotiators reach deal on solar energy roadmap
WWLP Springfield / Posted 26 days ago
the value of the incentives for new projects. The compromise would also allow utilities companies to petition the Department of Public Utilities to charge solar-producing customers a minimum bill to cover the cost of maintaining... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy moving forward with plan to convert outdoor lighting to LEDsroughly 6,000 streetlights as well as 365 light poles from National Grid for $1
Quincy moving forward with plan to convert outdoor lighting to LEDs
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
roughly 6,000 streetlights as well as 365 light poles from National Grid for $1. The price was essentially free because the Department of Public Utilities had found that Quincy’s streetlights had depreciated so much that they have no value.Aside... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Legislative Negotiators Reach Deal On Solar Energy Roadmapthe value of the incentives for new projects. The compromise would also allow
Legislative Negotiators Reach Deal On Solar Energy Roadmap
WBUR Boston / Posted 26 days ago
the value of the incentives for new projects. The compromise would also allow utilities companies to petition the Department of Public Utilities to charge solar-producing customers a minimum bill to cover the cost of maintaining... Read more
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