Posts Tagged ‘ Mark McDonald ’

Gas pipe involved in Oklahoma City house explosion has history of problems

Mar 19th, 2016 | By admin

by Matt Patterson Published: February 22, 2016 18shares 4Stephanie Newman, left, and Bethany Partain, friends of a next-door neighbor to a house which exploded at 12409 Whispering Hollow Drive in Oklahoma City, OK, help remove belongings, Saturday, January 2, 2016. The cause of the explosion is being investigated. Photo by Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman The brand
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What is causing multiple gas line strikes in Sacramento?

Mar 19th, 2016 | By admin

Joe Rubin and Thomas Jensen, KXTV 3:57 PM. PDT March 18, 2016 There’s a gas leak! It’s a phrase that causes an adrenaline rush and leads to fears that there could be an explosion. While that explosion hasn’t occurred in Sacramento, a large construction project in the city has led to several close calls – too
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Overnight fire erupts in downtown Madelia; at least 8 businesses damaged

Feb 4th, 2016 | By admin

Eight businesses were damaged or destroyed in the town, which is 25 miles southwest of Mankato. By Paul Walsh and Matt McKinney Star Tribune FEBRUARY 3, 2016 — 10:05PM Video (00:41) : An eyewitness caught crews on the scene of a fire that raced trough adjoining businesses along a small south-central Minnesota town’s Main Street, leaving a
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NatGas Consulting Announces New Expert Appointment

Jan 27th, 2016 | By admin
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NatGas Consulting is pleased to announce the newest addition to our natural gas/propane gas explosion investigation & testimony team of experts…..Robert Leonberger. Mr. Leonberger is currently the head of the Pipeline Safety Division for the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) who has spent over 30 years in the natural gas pipeline safety industry inspecting gas
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Utility says it understated carcinogen levels

Jan 17th, 2016 | By admin

Jan 16, 2016 byMike Newman The findings were released in response to Southern California Gas Company’s admission that the company understated the number of times the cancer-causing chemical benzene has spiked over the last three months. Because the gas company’s company readings of benzene are taken instantaneously, air quality officials said they should be compared
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CBS2 Investigates: Experts Say Decaying Gas Lines Are A Ticking Time Bomb Below City Streets

Jan 9th, 2016 | By admin
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January 8, 2016 11:32 PM Filed Under: Con Edison, Dick Brennan, Mark McDonald, PSE&G NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — From the city to the suburbs, thousands of miles of some of the country’s oldest and decaying gas mains lay just below the surface of our streets. As CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported, experts said the consequences could be dangerous or
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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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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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Hyde Park fire sends seven to the hospital; worsens when natural-gas line into basement gives way

Nov 22nd, 2015 | By admin

By adamg on Sat, 11/21/2015 – 5:40pm A four-alarm fire that broke out around 5:30 p.m. at 9 Greenwood Ave. sent five residents – two of them children – and two firefighters to the hospital. On arrival, firefighters rescued two adults and two children down a ladder. By 5:45, the house was fully engulfed in flames. Around
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