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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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Downtown Jacksonville gas leak repaired; service being restored to 12 buildings

Feb 25th, 2015 | By admin
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By Jim Schoettler Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 9:18 am | updated Wed, Feb 25, 2015 @ 9:46 am Repair crews needed about 14 hours to find and fix a natural gas leak that closed some streets in downtown Jacksonville Tuesday. The leak at Davis and Houston streets was fixed about 10 p.m. Thursday by a 10-person
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 15, 2013

Jul 15th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas flares from a hydraulic fracturing well where an explosion sent eight workers to the hospital to be treated for burns on July 7 in Doddridge County, West Virginia. Photo Credit: Tara Lohan/Meghan Nesbit

The lazy days of summer vacation are over here at NaturalGasWatch.org, but unfortunately, natural gas explosions and leaks never take a break. We may have been at the beach watching the tide roll away, but the wave of destruction wrought by the natural gas industry rolled on, exacting a heavy and, more often than not,
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Sept. 10, 2012

Sep 10th, 2012 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the massive natural gas explosion that devastated a neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area town of San Bruno, California. The blast killed 8 people, injured 50 others and destroyed 38 homes. Unfortunately, not much has changed in those two years. PG&E, the utility that owns and operates the
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 16, 2012

Apr 17th, 2012 | By Mark
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As usual, it’s been a busy week in natural gas leaks and explosions, so let’s get right to it. A natural gas pipeline located in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, ruptured on Monday, April 9, sending a jet of flame more than 100 feet into the air, according to a recent media report. The incident occurred in
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 9, 2012

Apr 9th, 2012 | By Mark
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The Williams Transco natural gas pipeline, an 11,000 mile pipeline that runs from the Gulf Coast to markets on the eastern seaboard, sprung a leak in Bergen County, New Jersey, according to a recent media report. The leak in a 36-inch-diameter section of the pipeline represents the second incident calling in to question the pipeline’s
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Aug. 8, 2011

Aug 8th, 2011 | By Mark
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Major news in natural gas leaks and natural gas explosions this week, so let’s get right to it, shall we? Of course, the big story was the news that New York’s Millenium Pipeline, which services the state’s Southern Tier, may be riddled with faulty welds and of dubious integrity — or, as the investigating authorities
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