Archive for April 2015

Apr 20th, 2015 | By admin


Arnold family back home after gas leak

Apr 20th, 2015 | By admin
Jason Bridge | Trib Total Media

By Mary Ann Thomas Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:01 a.m. After a natural gas leak forced them from their Arnold home nearly a month ago, the Argast family can finally return. Unsafe natural gas levels at three houses and the Arnold No. 2 firemen’s club along Alcoa Drive prompted Peoples Gas to replace 3,000 feet of new
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Questions mount after gas well leak, evacuations

Apr 20th, 2015 | By admin
Vantage Energy operates the natural gas drilling site on the grounds of Lake Arlington Baptist Church. (Photo: WFAA)

ARLINGTON — New concerns are being raised over a natural gas well site that had to be capped over the weekend along Little Road in southwest Arlington. More than 100 residents living near the drilling operation on the grounds of Lake Arlington Baptist Church were evacuated after Vantage Energy crews noticed natural gas was pushing
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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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Search for survivors continues following fatal house explosion in north Scarborough

Apr 20th, 2015 | By admin
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Paul Johnston, CP24.com Published Monday, April 20, 2015 4:57PM EDT Last Updated Monday, April 20, 2015 8:43PM EDT One male is dead and the search continues for survivors following an explosion that destroyed one house and damaged at least a dozen others in north Scarborough Monday afternoon. It happened at a home on Brimley Road,
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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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NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gas

Apr 1st, 2015 | By admin
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By Colleen Long and Jennifer Peltz | AP March 31 NEW YORK — It was a run-of-the-mill complaint — a smell of gas — with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building’s gas line, and it was leaking. The issue was quickly resolved. But seven months later, authorities suspect another round of gas-pipe tampering
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