Brockton gas leaks

Caitlin Russell filed this request with the Brockton City Clerk of Brockton, MA.
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From: Caitlin Russell

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

-Any and all directive materials and data regarding the location and repair of gas leaks within this municipality.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Caitlin Russell

From: Nurbaity Faris

Dear Caitlin,

We received your records request in regards to any and all directive
materials and data regarding the location and repair of gas leaks within
this municipality.We are unable to assist you in that inquiry as we do not
have those records available in our office. What I can do is forward your
e-mail request to DPW (Department of Public Works) and the Commissioner
should be able to help.

Their contact number is : 508-580-7135

Please let me know if you have additional questions or concerns. Have a
great day.


The Office of the City Clerk
Tel: (508)580-7114
Brockton City Hall
45 School St.
Brockton, MA 02301

From: Patrick Hill

The city of Brockton does not maintain or supply natural gas as a public
utility. The owner and operator of natural gas in the city is Columbia Gas
of Massachusetts. You will have to contact them for the information you are
looking for. Feel free to contact me at my office at 5085807135 with any


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