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I-Team: Dozens of Maine gas customers report gas leaks at home

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin
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PORTLAND (WGME) – You probably never think twice about the natural gas line that runs to your home, but natural gas can be an invisible danger that can level your home in seconds. The I-Team investigates to help keep your home and family safe during the heating season. A New England home was blown to
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Elizabeth house explosion kills 1, injures at least 13 others

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin
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By Tom Haydon and Jessica Remo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on November 11, 2015 at 10:20 AM, updated November 11, 2015 at 1:30 PM An explosion in a two-family house on Magnolia Avenue Wednesday killed one person and at least 13 others were pulled from the wreckage with various injuries, officials said. Mayor Chris Bollwage
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Probe of Francois Road explosion focusing on natural gas appliances

Oct 27th, 2015 | By admin
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TREVOR WILHELM, WINDSOR STAR More from Trevor Wilhelm, Windsor Star Published on: October 26, 2015 | Last Updated: October 26, 2015 10:55 PM EDT Investigators have determined the natural gas explosion that destroyed a house last week was not caused by defective pipelines. The scene following a house explosion in the 1400 block of Francois
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Kannapolis gas leak prompts evacuation

Oct 25th, 2015 | By admin
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Kannapolis Police evacuated residents Thursday night in a one-mile radius of a gas leak. Kannapolis Fire says crews were dispatched to an explosion on Mooresville Road at Stirewalt Road and Crofton Avenue. Authorities say multiple callers reported hearing a loud, hissing noise coming from a natural gas substation. Firefighters arrived just minutes
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UPDATE: Clinton County fire and explosion ruled accidental

Oct 25th, 2015 | By admin
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Posted: Oct 23, 2015 9:06 PM EDTUpdated: Oct 24, 2015 10:33 PM EDT By Jeremy Brilliant, WTHR reporter CLINTON COUNTY – Officials say the explosion and fire at a home near Colfax Friday that killed two people likely happened when the build-up of natural gas somehow ignited. Foul play is not suspected. “The whole house was engulfed
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Infrastructure Replacement Replacing Gas Leaks?—Improving Safety?

Sep 19th, 2015 | By admin
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I have seen many comments and claims with regard to the gas leaks in Massachusetts with many claiming credit, as well as claims the Infrastructure Replacement is good for ratepayers and is a solution to the 25,000 gas leaks in Massachusetts I PERSONALLY exposed as president of NEGWA over 5 years ago! This story is
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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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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin
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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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Massachusetts Landmark NATURAL GAS Law Signed Today July 7th!!

Jul 7th, 2014 | By admin
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Natural Gas Leak Safety Bill Hours from Becoming Law in Mass Gas Explosion Victim’s Unveil First-Ever Massachusetts “Gas Leak” Map, showing thousands of leaking, potentially-dangerous gas leaks in Cities throughout State. Boston, Mass., July 6th, 2014 - Mark McDonald has waited for this day for a long time.  As the President of the
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Fire department now responding to city’s gas leak calls: officials

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin
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THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS MOVE ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, AND ADDS SIGNIFICANT LIABILITY TO THE CITY WITH REGARD TO PRIVATELY OWN NATURAL GAS COMPANIES!!



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