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Massachusetts governor lifts 'boil water' order for Boston area

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said Tuesday that water for about two million residents in Boston and dozens of surrounding communities is again safe for drinking and all other purposes following tests to rule out contamination.

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on May 04, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Wet behind the fears

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My first notice of Aquageddon came Saturday afternoon, when Boston police officers rolled through my neighborhood, warning everyone of imminent danger.

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on May 04, 2010 at 04:50 AM

In Patrick's response, risk and opportunity

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In any campaign for reelection, there are certain events a governor can foresee. A catastrophic rupture in a pipe carrying potable water to 2 million constituents is not one of them.

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on May 04, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Gov. Patrick lifts boil order, ending Boston-area water crisis

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Governor Deval Patrick has announced that the "boil-water" order has been lifted for the dozens of communities that lost their supply of fresh drinking water on Saturday, ending a water crisis that, at one point, had inconvenienced nearly 2 million people in the Boston area.

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on May 04, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Exploring the home energy angle in a water crisis

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Faced with a "boil water" order in Massachusetts, CNET's Martin LaMonica dives into the complex and fascinating question of the most efficient way to boil water.

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on May 03, 2010 at 10:50 AM

Hope of fix within days

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WESTON, Mass. — Engineers and welders successfully rejoined two huge water pipes inside a muddy crater early this morning, and state officials said they hope to restore clean water within days to 2 million residents of Greater Boston.

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on May 03, 2010 at 04:50 AM

The winds of change

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The federal approval of Cape Wind has Gregory Watson, the state's senior adviser for clean energy technology, hoping this is a sea change beyond renewable energy. He sees it as a bold attempt to democratize energy.

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on May 03, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Windmills: Why Are They All White With Three Blades?

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The federal government has green-lighted the nation's first offshore wind farm, to be built off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass. Opponents claim that 130...

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on Apr 30, 2010 at 08:51 AM

Cape windbags

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So beautiful Cape Cod may well become home to America's first offshore wind farm, after all. Or maybe not.

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on Apr 30, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Cahill ridicules Cape Wind project

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A day after the federal government approved Cape Wind, state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill stepped up his criticism of the venture, skewering it as a feel-good project that could drive up energy costs.

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on Apr 30, 2010 at 04:50 AM