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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Sept. 9, 2013

Sep 9th, 2013 | By Mark
A natural-gas fueld fire rages out of control on Sept. 9, 2010, after an enormous naturla gas explosion in San Bruno, California. State and federal regulators later determined that the PG&E, the owner and operator of the pipeline that blew up, could have prevented the blast with basic safety precautions and adequate record-keeping practices. (Photo courtesy NTSB.)

Three years ago today, a massive natural gas explosion devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno, California, killing, eight people, injuring 66 others and destroying 38 homes – and for many area residents and policymakers, more than a few key questions remain unanswered. Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Sept. 2, 2013

Sep 2nd, 2013 | By Mark
An Aug. 20 natural gas explosion at a pipeline owned by Enable Midstream Partners, a subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy and Enogex, left a 20-foot crater and lit up a nearby barn.

National Grid employees took nearly 90 minutes to shut down the flow of natural gas the fed a massive fire that ignited when a 12-inch natural gas pipeline ruptured in Bedford, Massachusetts, on Aug. 14, according to documents obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org. Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at NaturalGasWatch.org,
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 29, 2013

Apr 29th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

We have gotten several inquiries from curious readers seeking more information about the explosions that shook Mobile, Alabama, recently because they have been referred to as natural gas explosions – which is technically true, but not in the sense that one might think. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you receive
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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 – April 23, 2012

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By Mark
A massive natural gas explosion on Sept. 9, 2010, killed eight people, injured more than 50 others and destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes. On Thursday, PG&E acknowledged an internal memo detailing the possiblity of faulty welds in the pipeline that exploded, years before the incident occurred.

When all else fails, baffle ‘em with bullshit. That seems to be the gas company motto, no matter where you live. For example, in Brooklyn, New York, where about 1,100 households lost their natural gas service on Tuesday, April 17, after a 12-inch natural gas line suffered “water intrusion” after a nearby, high-pressure water line
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