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Explosion caused by gas leak brings down part of Washington motel, injures 1

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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By Ben Brumfield, CNN Updated 7:44 AM ET, Thu August 20, 2015 (CNN)A gas leak at a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Washington, caused an explosion so severe it brought down a section of the building and flung firefighters 20 feet away. A gas company employee, who had gone to check on the leak Tuesday night, was
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Town reaches pact with FPU following ‘bizarre’ explosion, fire at house

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin
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By Michele Dargan Daily News Staff Writer Allan and Margaret Scherer had just finished dinner on Nov. 3 when their two-story, 10,285 square-foot home exploded and burst into flames. A few minutes earlier, their chef, who had started to leave through the garage, returned briefly. “He said, ‘Mr. Scherer, there’s something strange going on in your
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Spectra Energy (and others) Plan to Expand Pipeline to Feed Gas to DownEast LNG (Maine) for Export!

Jul 19th, 2015 | By admin
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DELNG (DownEast LNG) is herein seeking multi-contract, long-term authorization to export up to 173 MMBtu of LNG per year, which is equivalent to approximately 168 Bcf of natural gas per year. DELNG requests this authorization for a 20-year term commencing at the earlier of the date of first export or eight years from the date
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PAIR ESCAPE HOUSE EXPLOSION IN PENNSYLVANIA

Jul 12th, 2015 | By admin
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Wednesday, July 08, 2015 06:35AM NORTH BRADDOCK, Pa. – A man and his wife managed to escape an explosion that badly damaged their Pittsburgh-area home and knocked it off its foundation on Tuesday, but fire crews and utility workers couldn’t immediately determine a cause. Robert Kosko Jr., 62, told reporters outside his ruined North Braddock
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NaturalGasWatch.org NEEDS YOU! Looking for volunteer help with posting Gas Explosion News for Non-Profit

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin
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NaturalGasWatch.org is a non-profit website that shares natural gas explosion news & information with the goal of public awareness to improve pipeline safety. This site is a critical tool for pipeline safety, but it’s challenging to run regular updates as it is truly run by a couple of folks who have full time commitments with
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Woman tells of failed tries before deadly Indianapolis house explosion

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin
Aerial view of the two homes that were leveled and the numerous neighboring homes that were damaged in an explosion in November 2012. (Matt Kryger, The Indianapolis Star)

By Tribune wire reportscontact the reporter Indianapolis woman whose house exploded, killing two people, testified Wednesday during her former boyfriend’s trial that he was determined to burn the home down for insurance money and became angry when the first two attempts failed. Monserrate Shirley, 49, said she became distraught when neighbors telephoned her after the November
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How PG&E missed chance to avert San Bruno blast

May 27th, 2015 | By admin
Cars and homes lie burned out in San Bruno, Calif. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010. (Photo by Jana Asenbrennerova/Special to the San Francisco Chronicle)

By Jaxon Van Derbeken May 23, 2015 Updated: May 23, 2015 6:44pm Seven years before a natural-gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno killed eight people, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. engineers were alerted that a crucial piece of information about the pipe’s troubled history was missing, a newly uncovered document shows. That information could have been tracked
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PG&E indicted on 12 criminal charges in San Bruno blast case

May 7th, 2015 | By admin
PG&E Indictment

PG&E – Full Indictment—–CLICK HERE



PG&E gas pipeline explodes near Fresno; at least 11 hurt

Apr 20th, 2015 | By admin
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By John King, David R. Baker and Kale Williams A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. natural gas pipeline near Fresno erupted in a fireball Friday afternoon — injuring at least 11 people and temporarily closing down Highway 99 — after a tractor operator accidentally punctured the 12-inch line, authorities said. Eleven victims were transported to
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Utility to pay $1.6B after deadly California pipeline rupture

Apr 9th, 2015 | By admin
On September 9, 2010, a section of PG&E pipeline exploded in San Bruno, destroying 37 homes. Eight people died, and more than 50 others were injured.

By Amanda Watts, CNN Updated 4:33 PM ET, Thu April 9, 2015 CNN)The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday said it is ordering Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to pay a record $1.6 billion penalty for unsafe operation of its gas transmission system, including the pipeline rupture that killed eight people in San Bruno in September
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