• drought August 10, 2022 12:16 am

    Critical Drought Spreads To Two More Regions

    The state’s top environmental official appealed Tuesday to everyone in Massachusetts to practice water conservation as two more regions joined the majority of the state classified as experiencing critical drought. Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Beth Card declared the Connecticut River Valley and Southeast regions will join the Northeast and Central regions in the Level 3-Critical Drought category. Cape...

  • drought October 9, 2020 7:54 pm

    Critical Drought Conditions Declared in Parts of Mass.

    A critical drought is in place in the southeast region of the state, due to five months of below-normal rainfall, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) announced Friday. The other six regions across the state (Western, Connecticut River Valley, Central, Northeast, Cape Cod, and Islands) remain one step below at Level 2, a significant drought, according…

  • drought October 9, 2020 8:02 pm

    Brushfire Concerns as Drought Persists in Mass.

    Due to five months of below-normal rainfall, parts of Massachusetts are now at Level 3 critical drought conditions, which could prompt brushfires.

  • Congress October 18, 2018 11:36 pm

    NBC10 Boston Investigators: Natural Gas Oversight

    A Springfield blast, the explosions that rocked the Merrimack Valley last month, and others suggest a pattern of oversight from the state agency in charge of ensuring the safety of the state’s 22,000 miles of natural gas pipelines that seems to allow utilities to police themselves.

  • Congress October 19, 2018 6:27 am

    ‘State Government Blew It': Lawmaker on Natural Gas Oversight

    To Hubeny and some others, the Springfield blast, the explosions that rocked the Merrimack Valley last month, and others suggest a pattern of oversight from the state agency in charge of ensuring the safety of the state’s 22,000 miles of natural gas pipelines that seems to allow utilities to police themselves.

  • Massachusetts May 24, 2017 7:43 pm

    Weymouth Residents Take on Canadian Energy Company Over Proposed Development

    The town of Weymouth, Massachusetts, is taking on a Canadian energy company over a proposed development along the Fore River.

  • Massachusetts May 24, 2017 7:19 pm

    Community Fights Gas Company Project

    A Massachusetts community is taking on a Canadian energy company and trying to stop them from a major project. Weymouth officials say the compressor station is bad for the environment and its residents.

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