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UPDATE: Clinton County fire and explosion ruled accidental

Oct 25th, 2015 | By admin

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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Indiana State Regulators Move to Prevent a PG&E-Style Natural Gas Explosion From Happening In Their State

Jul 30th, 2013 | By Mark
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After a massive natural gas explosion killed eight people and razed an entire neighborhood in San Bruno, California, nearly three years ago, an investigation into the incident revealed that records kept by the natural gas pipeline’s operator, PG&E, were at best inadequate and in many cases non-existent. This fact apparently was not lost on natural
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – June 10, 2013

Jun 11th, 2013 | By Mark
A high-pressure, natural gas pipeline owned and operated by the Columbia ruptured on Dec. 11, 2012, touching off a massive natural gas explosion that threw 100-foot sections of pipeline hundreds of feet away and triggered a blazing inferno that destroyed three area homes. No one was injured in the natural gas explosion.

The National Transportation Safety Board publicly released a trove of documents relating to the ruptured natural gas pipeline that triggered a powerful natural gas explosion near Interstate 77 in Sissonville, West Virginia, destroyed three nearby homes and leaving an enormous crater in the ground. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – December 3, 2012

Dec 3rd, 2012 | By Mark

Natural gas explosions made national headlines over the past few weeks with high-profile incidents in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Springfield, Massachusetts, but there were many more natural gas leaks and explosions that didn’t garner quite so much attention. That said, you can listen to a compelling recording of the audio feed from the emergency communications channels
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ProPublica Does A Comprehensive Pipeline Safety Story

Nov 20th, 2012 | By Mark
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If you’ve ever tried to track data about pipeline safety, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that meaningful information is often elusive, buried deep within a federal website that’s difficult to use and seemingly constructed for insiders. ProPublica, the independent, non-profit news agency that has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s primary sources
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Indianapolis, Indiana Explosion – Details Remain Sketchy, Natural Gas Not Ruled Out

Nov 12th, 2012 | By Mark

Shortly after 11 p.m. EST, a massive explosion destroyed five homes and severely damaged as many as 80 others in Indianapolis, Indiana, according to recent media reports. Two people are presumed dead and seven more were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city’s southside Richmond Hill neighborhood. Several federal agencies, including the Department
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Nov. 5, 2012

Nov 6th, 2012 | By Mark
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Welcome to a special Hurricane Sandy edition of This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions. As the storm struck last week, it triggered a natural gas-fueled fire in the borough of Queens in New York City that destroyed more than 100 homes, as well as natural gas-fueled blazes that struck several locations in New
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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 9, 2012

Apr 9th, 2012 | By Mark

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 – March 26, 2012

Mar 26th, 2012 | By Mark

A vacant house exploded in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 21, according to a report an Associated Press (AP) report. There were no injuries, and authorities blamed thieves who stole pipe from the home for the natural gas leak that triggered the explosion, prompting Columbus television station WBNS-TV to file this story. Ed. note –
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