The north Metro may smell a lot like natural gas Friday evening, CenterPoint Energy says.
It’s been in the works for little more than one heating season but a controversial natural gas pricing program is already being suspended.
A number of homes in Fridley, Minn. were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a gas main was struck.
Juan Cortez was about as close as anyone wanted to be. At 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning, the Cub Foods worker was busy moving shopping carts in the store’s parking lot. Suddenly, at the south entrance along West 60th Street, Cortez saw the unthinkable.
Natural gas production is ramping up around the U.S., and that could take some of the wind out of Minnesota’s young wind industry.
Homes are being evacuated in an Edina neighborhood after a natural gas leak Thursday afternoon, according to Edina officials.