Comments for: Presque Isle hospital first in state to convert to compressed natural gas

Posted Oct. 27, 2012, at 6:13 p.m.

PRESQUE ISLE | The Aroostook Medical Center became the first health care organization in the state and possibly the nation to break ground on a project that will result in a hospital being heated with compressed natural gas. Compressed natural gas is a form of natural gas that is …

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  • OhWell

    DOAK!  Isn’t that what Homer Simpson says when he has natural gas! LOL

  • Anonymous

    Gee, I would have thought Obama would have had a proposal for solar or wind. 

  • Anonymous

    ROMNEY / RYAN   2012  !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous

      This is the way to energy independence for cold weather states.

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  • PaulNotBunyan

    Hopefully, these conversions to CNG will bring pipelines to some areas sooner.

  • Anonymous

    All these infrastructure updates to bring us up to the times and or speed.  But you still have to go 160 miles to the south for cardiac care.  :)

  • Anonymous

    Brought to you by Rolaids Corp, oh sorry, could not help myself.

  • CNG is the way to go for something like this.  Reduces the demand for heating oil for us who can’t get the required equipment or have the real estate required to deal with the decompression issues (freezing of pipes and storage).  Will be interesting to see how everything pans out next winter for them, and I hope Prof. Dick Hill can give us his two cent worth about this on the next “Hot and Cold” radio show.

  • wasmenowfla

    And will the savings be passed along to the consumer or be used to advertise on WAGM in order to try and compete with Cary?What do you think?

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