Archive for December 2015

Hurt Plumbers Want School Explosion Video

Dec 31st, 2015 | By admin

By NICK RUMMELL NEW YORK (CN) – Plumbers injured in a gas explosion at a Bronx high school over the summer have petitioned to have New York City turn over surveillance videos and other documentation related to its investigation of the blast. The explosion, which happened Aug. 20 at John F. Kennedy High School, damaged
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Shocking thermal video shows ‘unprecedented’ outpouring of methane in Los Angeles that has been spewing out noxious fumes for two months

Dec 28th, 2015 | By admin

A massive gas leak is erupting from an energy facility in Aliso Canyon, California, causing one of the biggest environmental disasters in US history. Residents have reportedly fallen ill from the noxious fumes which have been spewing into the air at the rate of 110,000 pounds per hour since October. A video taken last week
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TransCanada failed to operate Keystone safely, U.S. regulator alleges

Dec 26th, 2015 | By admin

TransCanada failed to operate Keystone safely, U.S. regulator alleges By Mike De Souza in News, Energy | December 11th 2015 Calgary-based energy company TransCanada Corp is facing up to $187,200 US in penalties for allegedly failing to operate its Keystone pipeline safely after the new line went into service in 2010, an American regulator said
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Death that resulted from home explosion reclassified as homicide

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin
House explosion injures two in St.Louis

POSTED 5:31 PM, DECEMBER 22, 2015, BY STAFF WRITER, UPDATED AT 10:45PM, DECEMBER 22, 2015 ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A death that resulted from a home explosion over the summer has been reclassified as a homicide, according to St. Louis Police. On July 16, 2015, a home in the 700 block of Thrush Avenue, near N. Broadway, exploded.
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Displaced Residents Call on Governor to Visit Gas Well Blowout on 2nd Month Anniversary

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin

By GlobeNewswire,  December 22, 2015, 10:49:00 PM EDT Uncontrolled Well Blowout Fills Neighborhood With Noxious Gases Methane Emitting Hourly From Site Could Generate Electric Power for 41,727 Homes Daily PORTER RANCH, Calif., Dec. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Since October 23, 2015 more than 30,000 residents of Porter Ranch have been subjected to massive gas and
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100 residents evacuated after gas leak in Goodyear

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin

MaryEllen Resendez 6:31 PM, Dec 22, 2015 6:50 PM, Dec 22, 2015 goodyear | west valley GOODYEAR, AZ – Southwest Gas is investigating what caused a gas leak in a Goodyear neighborhood near Litchfield Road and Van Buren Street Monday night. Goodyear fire tells ABC15 the piping is part of an older infrastructure and appeared to have
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Proposed Natural Gas Facility Draws Fire

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin

DAVID DRURY Special to The Courant December 23rd, 2015 ROCKY HILL — Local residents joined clean-energy advocates and environmentalists in criticizing a proposal to lease a portion of the town’s undeveloped business park to Pentagon Energy LLC for use as an infusion station, where trucks carrying compressed natural gas would discharge into the Algonquin pipeline.
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Judge tosses counts in criminal case tied to pipeline blast

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin

DECEMBER 23, 2015 8:54 PM The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO More than half of the felony counts Pacific Gas and Electric Co. faced from a natural-gas explosion that killed eight people near San Francisco were dismissed on Wednesday by a federal judge who said that some of the alleged offenses were too similar. District Court
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Mining for coal gas could cause blasts, fires and quakes, says Sepa

Dec 7th, 2015 | By admin

Environment, Fracking Mining for coal gas could cause blasts, fires and quakes, says Sepa Rob Edwards on December 6, 2015 Plans to gasify coal under the sea around Scotland could cause pollution, earthquakes, underground explosions and “uncontrollable” fires, according to confidential draft reports from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa). The Scottish Government’s green watchdog admits that
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Gas Explosion Likely Cause of Dallas Home Fire

Dec 5th, 2015 | By admin

An investigation is underway for the Dallas Fire Department as they figure out what caused a Dallas home to explode. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to a call for a structure at a home on the 2500 block of Evelyn Street in South Dallas. Multiple calls to 911 told dispatchers that it looked like the
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