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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 22, 2013

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

Natural gas leaks and explosions continued to wreak havoc in communities across the country this week, often at extraordinary costs. What follows is a by-no-means comprehensive round-up of the destruction – and if your community was lucky enough to escape unscathed this week, remember, if natural gas flows through pipelines where you live, it’s really
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – June 17, 2013

Jun 18th, 2013 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

It’s been another deadly week around the United States as natural gas explosions continued to exact a heavy toll among customers and industry workers alike. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you receive here at NaturalGasWatch.org, please take a moment to click on one of the advertisements you will find above
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 8, 2013

Apr 9th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

It’s been a busy week, as always, in natural gas leaks and explosions, with incidents and accidents wreaking havoc across the country, so let’s get right to it: Two workers were killed on Friday, April 5, when a natural gas well exploded near Barstow, Texas, according to recent media reports. Both workers were employed by
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – March 25, 2013

Mar 25th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

Natural gas leaks and explosions caused significant damage throughout Colorado and many other areas throughout the country in recent days. On Tuesday, March 19, a massive natural gas explosion in Grand Junction, Colorado, destroyed two homes and sent three people to the hospital according to recent media reports. The natural gas company, Xcel Energy, and
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Natural Gas Blast Victim’s Mother Educated, Energized and Engaged on Safety Issues

Dec 6th, 2012 | By Mark
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Dee Melton nearly lost her daughter, Lisa Martinez, and four of her grandchildren, to a natural gas explosion. Now she’s pushing the natural gas company to do a better job of educating people about the warning signs associated with a natural gas leaks, with the hope that better information will prevent a future tragedy. Ed.
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Oct. 15, 2012

Oct 15th, 2012 | By Mark
The aftermath of the San Bruno explosion on Sept. 9, 2010, that left 8 people dead and destroyed 38 homes. A California Superior Court judge ruled that PG&E customers will bear nearly half the estimated $2.2 billion it will cost to upgrade the company's natural gas transmission lines to prevent a similar accident in the future.

This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions is exactly what it sounds like: an aggregation of natural gas leaks and explosions compiled from various media reports from around the country. It is not meant to be comprehensive; a report of that nature would run exceedingly long and try the patience of you, the faithful
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Aug. 27, 2012

Aug 29th, 2012 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

The ongoing wave of natural gas explosions continued to take a deadly toll around the United States since our last column. Here’s a brief tally of the “highlights,” if you will. An explosion at a natural gas drilling rig near Fort Lupton, Colorado, killed one man and injured three others on Wednesday, Aug. 15, around
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 16, 2012

Jul 16th, 2012 | By Mark
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Ah, summer – that languid season of barbecues, baseball, vacations and, unfortunately, natural gas explosions. Clearly it’s been a while since we put out an edition of “This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions,” so with that in mind, we’ll concentrate on recent explosions for this issue and resume our more comprehensive coverage next
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 2, 2012

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

It’s been a busy, busy week in the world of natural gas explosions and leaks, so let’s get right to it. A house in Salem, Ohio, exploded early Saturday morning and by the time firefighters arrived on the scene, the house was completely engulfed in flames. Neither of the homes two residents were injured, although
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