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Columbia house explodes, causing three-alarm fire

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By admin

By Amanda Yeager, Andrew Michaels, Kevin Rector and Colin CampbellHoward County Times/Columbia Fliercontact the reporters ownhouse in Columbia exploded after a suspected gas leak Wednesday, triggering a three-alarm fire that spread to neighboring homes and injured two people, fire officials said. Those injured were a resident and a Baltimore Gas & Electric worker who had been called to fix
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Infrastructure Replacement Replacing Gas Leaks?—Improving Safety?

Sep 19th, 2015 | By admin

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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Explosion caused by gas leak brings down part of Washington motel, injures 1

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
Security Camera Catches Gas Explosion

By Ben Brumfield, CNN Updated 7:44 AM ET, Thu August 20, 2015 (CNN)A gas leak at a Motel 6 in Bremerton, Washington, caused an explosion so severe it brought down a section of the building and flung firefighters 20 feet away. A gas company employee, who had gone to check on the leak Tuesday night, was
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Gas explosion rocks New York City high school

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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NEW YORK — A gas explosion during construction at a New York City high school Thursday night seriously injured three workers and caused heavy damage to several floors of the building. CBS New York reported the blast occurred at 8:09 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School in the Marble Hill section of the Bronx.
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Town reaches pact with FPU following ‘bizarre’ explosion, fire at house

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin

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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Protesters Push to Halt Pipeline Construction Pending Health, Safety Inspection

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin
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A new petition calls for FERC to rescind approval of a natural gas pipeline project until the worksite is properly inspected. By FRANK O’LAUGHLIN (Patch Staff) July 15, 2015 Protesters opposed to Spectra Energy’s pipeline project are pushing public officials to bring the construction to a halt until a health and safety inspection is completed. An anti-pipeline group
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Northfield residents to gather for meeting tonight on gas pipeline and compressor station

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin

By Fred Contrada | Email the author | Follow on Twitter on July 15, 2015 at 1:18 PM NORTHFIELD — Even before they stay up all night listening to it, some people in town are staying up all night worrying about it: a proposed 80,000 horsepower gas compressor station at the top of a hill in
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Investigator: House Explosion Planners Didn’t Know Its Force

Jul 12th, 2015 | By admin
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Jul 8, 2015, 8:18 PM ET By TOM COYNE Associated Press Whoever filled an Indianapolis home with natural gas and poured gasoline in two rooms probably did not know the mixture would create the powerful explosion that gutted a neighborhood three years ago, killing two neighbors and damaging more than 80
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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin

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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Transmission Pipeline and Land USe

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin

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