Natural Gas Leaks Resource List

Resources: Natural Gas Leaks

MAPC (Patrick Roche) and HEET (Audrey Schulman) “Fixing Our Pipes” (2016) 93 pp. Model Practices for Cities

Natural Gas Leaks Fuel Global Warming, Not Homes (4:05 mins) featuring Prof. Nathan Phillips

SAFE program for SATV, February 2016 (32 mins) overview of gas leaks, “Who Pays for Gas Leaks?

Gas Leaks Kill Trees, March 2017 (1:04) featuring Prof. Nathan Phillips and David Eppley (LORAX) Home Energy and Efficiency Team of MA (city maps of gas leaks including Salem)

Lost and Unaccounted Natural Gas (Boston University Research by Prof. Nathan Phillips)

Thousands of area gas leaks poison environment, kill trees

Methane emissions from natural gas infrastructure and use in the urban region of Boston, Massachusetts,” (Dec. 2014), Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA-Prof. Nathan Phillips is one of the authors. PDF available at:

*City of Salem: An Ordinance to amend an Ordinance regarding Management and Elimination of Natural Gas Leaks (proposed by Councilor Steve Dibble)

*SAFE/ Natural Gas Legislative Agenda for 2017-2018

*Members of the Massachusetts Legislature: find your representative and senator.

*Mayor Driscoll Reflects on SAFE Gas Leaks Project and Council Resolution

 When you smell gas, call 911. Don’t become complacent—lulled into a false sense of security. Keep calling to get the leak(s) fixed. You should not be smelling gas.

SAFE Co-Chairs of Natural Gas Leaks Task Force are:

Patricia A. Gozemba and Kathy Karch