MA - Nonprofits, pols, utility companies work to plug Cambridge’s 250-plus gas leaks

"Audrey Schulman, president of Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET), said a recent study by Harvard and Boston universities showed about 2.7 percent of the gas that was supposed to reach consumers in Massachusetts escaped into the atmosphere through leaks. Schulman said the impact of that much methane, which she called “a greenhouse gas on steroids,” is equivalent to the emissions from all of the state’s stores and businesses.

Schulman said another study showed the majority of the emissions came from a small percentage of the gas leaks. HEET has been working with the utility companies and another group, Mothers Out Front, in hopes of finding these particularly bad leaks."

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