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Triage – HEET’s program to cut emissions from natural gas (methane!) leaks now
Shared Action Plan
The plan for HEET to verify Massachusetts gas utilities work to identify and repair natural gas leaks of “significant environmental impact.” These are the 7% of all the leaks that emit half of all the gas by volume.
Gas Leak Data
Gas Leaks maps may be freely shared, although they are not Creative Commons licensed (as the map tool and interface are (c) Google and its partners).
Gas companies in Massachusetts must report each year data about natural gas leaks, including their locations. HEET extracts, cleans and maps this data and makes it available both as zoomable maps and as geocoded GIS data.
- Zoomable maps of MA gas leaks
- Data on MA gas leaks – please contact us directly if you would like a copy of this data
Gas Pipe Replacement (GSEP) Plans
Gas companies in Massachusetts are currently in the midst of replacing about a quarter of all the gas infrastructure through Gas System Enhancement Plans (GSEP) . They report data on these plans annually. HEET extracts, cleans and maps this data and makes it available both as zoomable maps and as geocoded GIS data.
- Zoomable map of MA gas pipe replacement plans
- Data on MA gas pipe replacement plans – please contact us directly if you would like a copy of this data
Transition – moving to clean renewable energy
Taste the Future Induction Cooking Parties
A key barrier to transitioning from gas to renewable energy is the stove. Although some residents don’t care about how their home or water is heated, many people believe that ‘cooking with gas’ is the best way to cook. Luckily, cooking with induction is significantly faster, more precise, and safer!