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Ed Markey files bill to plug gas leaks

Seeking to speed up the replacement of natural gas pipelines that leak and cost consumers billions in states with older infrastructure, such as Massachusetts, US Senator Edward J. Markey on Thursday filed two bills.

The first would revamp pipeline development and repair policies to address the biggest problems first while making it easier for utilities to recover those costs in the rates customers pay.

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