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Puget Sound Energy natural gas rates could decrease

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Puget Sound Energy natural gas customers could see lower rates starting Nov. 1 if a request by the company is approved by regulators. If the state Utilities and Transportation Commission approves the reduction, the average rate for a residential customer would drop by 15 percent. The typical business would see rates drop by nearly 18 percent. Company ...

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Gas line explodes in Bellevue; 2 ‘significantly burned’

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — Fire officials say two people have been “significantly burned” in a gas-line explosion at a building under construction in Bellevue. Lt. Richard Burke said the victims were being transported to Harborview Medical Center. Hospital spokeswoman Susan Gregg said two men were being treated. A 45-year-old man was in satisfactory condition and a 36-year-old man was in serious ...

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Largest ‘shale-quake’ in Kansas reported

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It has recently been suggested that wastewater injection wells, a byproduct of hydraulic fracturing, are directly linked to a strange surge of earthquake activity across the country.  Parallel to its increase in well drilling, there has recently been an increase in earthquake activity in Kansas and Oklahoma. Yesterday portions of Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas experienced a 4.8 magnitude earthquake, one ...

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WSU med school grad in NY tests positive for Ebola

A doctor who tested positive Thursday for the Ebola virus in New York after treating patients in West Africa is a Wayne State University graduate, university officials confirmed late Thursday night. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, graduated from Wayne State’s School of Medicine in 2008, according to university spokesman Matt Lockwood. According to Spencer’s LinkedIn page, he is a Fellow of ...

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