Posts Tagged ‘ methane ’

Shocking thermal video shows ‘unprecedented’ outpouring of methane in Los Angeles that has been spewing out noxious fumes for two months

Dec 28th, 2015 | By admin

A massive gas leak is erupting from an energy facility in Aliso Canyon, California, causing one of the biggest environmental disasters in US history. Residents have reportedly fallen ill from the noxious fumes which have been spewing into the air at the rate of 110,000 pounds per hour since October. A video taken last week
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Death that resulted from home explosion reclassified as homicide

Dec 24th, 2015 | By admin
House explosion injures two in St.Louis

POSTED 5:31 PM, DECEMBER 22, 2015, BY STAFF WRITER, UPDATED AT 10:45PM, DECEMBER 22, 2015 ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A death that resulted from a home explosion over the summer has been reclassified as a homicide, according to St. Louis Police. On July 16, 2015, a home in the 700 block of Thrush Avenue, near N. Broadway, exploded.
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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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Gas Explosion Likely Cause of Dallas Home Fire

Dec 5th, 2015 | By admin

An investigation is underway for the Dallas Fire Department as they figure out what caused a Dallas home to explode. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to a call for a structure at a home on the 2500 block of Evelyn Street in South Dallas. Multiple calls to 911 told dispatchers that it looked like the
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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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Fire department rules house explosion an accident, says home owner caused a gas leak

Nov 19th, 2015 | By admin

By NBC4 StaffPublished: November 19, 2015, 5:31 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A home explosion on Lock Avenue that left two people injured was an accident, the Columbus Fire Department says. Tracy Smith, battalion chief with the Columbus Fire Department, said the explosion was “an accidental natural gas explosion that was the result of a gas leak which occurred
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Fire Marshal: Eureka Gardens gas leak could have led to explosion

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin

By Jenna Bourne JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — TECO has shut off the gas at Eureka Gardens. Crews say there was a large leak Thursday night at the troubled apartment complex. Action News Jax has learned the leak has been capped, but the fire marshal is recommending that 400 families evacuate. Fire Marshal Kevin Jones said in some
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I-Team: Dozens of Maine gas customers report gas leaks at home

Nov 13th, 2015 | By admin

PORTLAND (WGME) – You probably never think twice about the natural gas line that runs to your home, but natural gas can be an invisible danger that can level your home in seconds. The I-Team investigates to help keep your home and family safe during the heating season. A New England home was blown to
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