Natural Gas Leaks

Gas Leaks Can’t Be Tamed They’re invisible, everywhere, and mostly harmless: an Object Lesson.

Sep 20th, 2015 | By admin

NICHOLAS KAWA SEP 18, 2015 During my senior year of high school, I quit my job at the local minor-league baseball stadium and got a new one checking gas lines in the Chicago suburbs. I didn’t realize at the time I signed on that I would spend four summers and one winter of my life
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Mathew Christensen gets 90 days in jail, probation for home explosion

Sep 20th, 2015 | By admin

Man gets 15 years of probation, must pay $300,000 in restitution By Sarah Rose The Daily Record POSTED:   09/16/2015 06:34:45 PM MDT Firefighters and police officers work the scene of a home at 1509 Woodlawn Ave. that was destroyed after a gas line explosion early Sept. 4, 2014. (Timothy Brown/ Daily Record) The Cañon
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Odor Cos. Didn’t Cause Fatal Gas Blast, Miss. Court Says

Sep 6th, 2015 | By admin

By Joe Van Acker Law360, New York (September 3, 2015, 7:43 PM ET) – The Mississippi Supreme Court ruled against the survivors of a fatal gas explosion Thursday by finding that companies that manufacture, distribute and use an artificial odor mixed with natural gas were not negligent in failing to warn that the smell can fade
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Why corrosion might take down Energy East

Sep 6th, 2015 | By admin

By Charles Mandel in News, Energy | September 4th 2015 Barely a month after hearings in South Dakota revealed pipeline corrosion problems forTransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian groups are warning that the same problem could happen for the company’s proposed Energy East pipeline. TransCanada’s Energy East is a massive, continent-spanning 4,200-km pipeline proposal that would carry 1.1 million barrels of crude
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Gas explosion rocks New York City high school

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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NEW YORK — A gas explosion during construction at a New York City high school Thursday night seriously injured three workers and caused heavy damage to several floors of the building. CBS New York reported the blast occurred at 8:09 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School in the Marble Hill section of the Bronx.
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PUCO blames Columbia Gas for Upper Arlington home explosion

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin

Posted: Jul 25, 2015 9:04 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 25, 2015 9:06 PM EDT By Adam McDonald, Online News Producer, KMOV ( – A home in Hollywood Heights, Illinois exploded Saturday evening and crews believe it was caused by natural gas. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Hollywood Heights Road, near 159. The Hollywood Heights Fire Department
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Excavator Caused Gas Leak in St. Clair Plaza Area

Jul 20th, 2015 | By admin

Posted: Saturday, July 18, 2015 8:30 am Excavator Caused Gas Leak in St. Clair Plaza Area By Keith E. Domke St. Clair Missourian Editor The Missourian An excavator working behind Birdsong Laundry on Plaza Drive at midday Tuesday caused the natural gas leak that forced the evacuation of more than 20 businesses. The businesses were
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Backhoe causes explosion at West Franklin gas compression site

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin

By Brad Pedersen Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 3:24 p.m. Updated 8 hours ago Two EQT contractors were hurt Wednesday afternoon when a backhoe hit a high pressure gas line and caused an explosion at a compression station on Fox Road in West Franklin. Worthington-West Franklin Assistant Fire Chief Fred Neal said the fire caused by the explosion
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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin

Thu, 07/09/2015 – 3:12pm Matthew Brown, Garance Burke, The Associated Press The Obama administration moved Wednesday to significantly expand a requirement for utilities to install inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. after deadly fires and explosions going back decades that could have been avoided. Inspectors assess damage around the area of a
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Prosecutor’s office to review Granger house explosion for charges

Jul 3rd, 2015 | By admin

Suzanne Spencer POSTED: 04:34 PM EDT Jun 29, 2015 The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office will determine if charges should be filed in a Granger house explosion. Investigators turned the case over to the prosecutor’s office Monday afternoon. The explosion on Jodie Lynn Drive sent four to the hospital more than a week ago. SEE MORE PHOTOS Investigators say the explosion was fueled by
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