The 24-percent rate increase sought by New Jersey Natural Gas ultimately is in the hands of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, but regulators can count on getting an earful from a rising tide of opponents at hearings on April 27 in Freehold Township.
When gale-force winds and pummelling rains batter the shore, it's only natural to think, "Will my electricity stay on?". And, as many of us have learned the hard way, high-intensity weather events can also impact the flow of natural gas and water to our homes and businesses. The uncertainty during the outage can be nerve-wracking.
Reports of a gas odor inside the George J. Mitchell Elementary School in Little Egg Harbor Township forces the temporary shut down of natural gas to the North Green Street building. New Jersey Natural Gas Spokesman Mike Kinney said they were notified by township police about the odor at 1:33 pm on Tuesday and had crews on the scene at 2:08 pm...
The explosion of a home in Stafford Township on Tuesday has been determined to be accidental to according to a joint investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Stafford Township Police Department, Ocean County Sheriff’s Department CSI, and Ocean County Fire Marshall.