Natural Gas Leaks

Controversial Pipeline Project Now Under Construction in the Rockaways

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By admin
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Al Jazeera New York published an in depth, interesting piece about a natural gas pipeline called the Rockaway Delivery Lateral Project, now under construction in the Rockaways. The project met protest when it was proposed in 2012, but was ultimately signed into law by Congress just weeks after the Rockaways was devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
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GM to Recall 3,200 Natural Gas-Fueled Vans Over Fire, Explosion Risk

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By admin
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GM to Recall 3,200 Natural Gas-Fueled Vans Over Fire, Explosion Risk Recall Covers Some Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles MICHAEL CALIA Sept. 18, 2014 9:24 a.m. ET General Motors Co. GM -0.26% is recalling nearly 3,200 natural gas-powered vans over an increased risk of fire or explosions, U.S. safety regulators said. The recall covers certain Chevrolet
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Study Backs Environmentalist Worries About Natural Gas

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By admin
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Natural gas is often touted as a “bridge” fuel to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions during a transition from coal-fired power plants to renewable sources of energy. But natural gas offers few short-term benefits over coal, according to a study released last week by Energy Innovation, as long as the natural-gas infrastructure continues to leak methane. “For
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Massachusetts Natural Gas Bill To Be Signed Into LAW!

Jul 1st, 2014 | By admin
Map of Medford, Massachusetts Gas Leaks

After over 7 years of work in addressing the serious issue of tens of thousands of gas leaks (including hazardous leaks) being ignored in Massachusetts. The bill Mark McDonald wrote as president of the New England Gas Workers Association (NEGWA) is hours away from becoming one of the only laws of its kind in the
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8 Year Old Troy Douglas Killed While Walking Home from School by Gas Explosion!

Jul 1st, 2014 | By admin
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Young 8 year old Troy Douglas lost his life due to a gas explosion in Baltimore. As Troy was walking home from school (block away) with his best friend, a row-house home exploded due to a gas explosion which buried Troy and his pal as they walked past the site! Troy lost his life as
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Exclusive Pictures of the Exposed Cast Iron Main Blamed for the Deadly East Harlem, NY Gas EXPLOSION!!!

Jul 1st, 2014 | By admin
Exposed Old Cast Iron Main!

Car In Front of Building When Blast Occured[caption id="attachment_3103" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Overview of Gas Main AFTER Buildings Destroyed"][/caption]Location of Cast Iron Leak Covered by PlywoodThe following exclusive pictures were taken by www.NaturalGasWatch.org ourselves showing the age and degradation of the over 100 year old cast iron gas main. The pictures are quite telling with regard
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Firefighters battled natural gas fire Friday morning

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Oaktown, Ind. (WTHI) – Fire and emergency crews battled a fire at a natural gas compression station in Knox County early Friday. One home was evacuated, but the residents have been allowed to return. The fire happened at around 4 a.m. in Oaktown, Indiana near Freelandville Road and Newell Road. Fire crews wrapped up their
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2 dead, 100 injured in gas explosion at Florida jail

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Published May 01, 2014· FoxNews.com An explosion Wednesday night ripped through a Florida Panhandle jail’s booking facility, killing two inmates and injuring up to 150 inmates and guards. The explosion occurred around 11:30 p.m. local time Wednesday in Escambia County jail’s booking facility and caused the building to partially collapse, Kathleen Castro, the county’s public
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Natural gas may have sparked explosion at Long Grove (Chicago) house

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Countryside Fire Protection District crews thought they were headed to a typical house blaze after they were called to Long Grove’s exclusive Royal Melbourne subdivision late Friday. But a little more than a minute into the response, Fire Chief Jeff Steingart said, emergency dispatchers relayed that the home had exploded. Photos View 7 photos video
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Explosion levels home in Lancaster overnight

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By admin
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WSOCTV – By Paige Hansen and Tina Terry LANCASTER CO. — An explosion late Friday night leveled a house on Cane Mill Road in Lancaster County, South Carolina. What used to be a house is now a field of rubble. Firefighters don’t know what caused the explosion. A team of state investigators arrived Saturday morning
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