Gas Leaks at Massachusetts School Properties

June 28, 2022

Our new report with UndauntedK12 provides the first statewide analysis of gas leaks reported at school properties. There were 91 reported gas leaks at MA schools in 2021 alone. A third of those required immediate attention by utility workers. 

Importantly, none of these leaks are currently an imminent threat to human safety; nor are they examples of wrong-doing by schools, utilities, or first responders. Rather, what we describe is the reality of living with gas infrastructure: pipes leak. Learn more