Posts Tagged ‘ natural gas explosions ’

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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CPUC begins hearings on Carmel explosion and five other PG&E pipeline accidents

Jan 21st, 2016 | By admin

Bay City News ServicePublished: January 19, 2016, 11:36 pm SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — As the California Public Utilities Commission began a new round of hearings in San Francisco today into PG&E’s pipeline record-keeping, Carmel Mayor Jason Burnett called for sweeping reforms and possibly a break-up of the utility. “We are demanding major reforms of PG&E, including its
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PUCO fines Columbia Gas of Ohio, asks for improvements after home explosion in Upper Arlington

Jan 21st, 2016 | By admin

By NBC4 StaffPublished: January 20, 2016, 6:36 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–Columbia Gas of Ohio will have to pay $200,000 and make several safety improvements following a March 2015 home explosion in Upper Arlington. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved an agreement requiring the fine, and asking the gas company to take steps to improve its record keeping
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Ohio home explosion, fire that killed family of 4 ruled arson

Jan 15th, 2016 | By admin

Published January 14, 2016 Jan. 12, 2016: Investigators search the cause of an explosion and fire at a home in Northfield Center Township, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) An explosion and fire that killed a family of four in northeast Ohio Monday night was arson, and possibly a murder-suicide, a medical examiner said. The Summit
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Prosecutors: PG&E Resisted Record Keeping Change After Blast

Jan 15th, 2016 | By admin

Thursday, January 14, 2016 | Sacramento, CA | Permalink Tfinc / WikiMedia (AP) – Prosecutors in a criminal case stemming from a deadly natural-gas explosion in California say a former Pacific Gas & Electric company employee experienced resistance when she tried to improve the company’s record keeping. Investigators have blamed the 2010 blast in part on
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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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Fire Chief: At least 50 homes damaged after house explodes in northwest Oklahoma City

Jan 5th, 2016 | By admin

A house exploded early Saturday morning near NW 122nd and Rockwell streets UPDATED 9:11 PM CST Jan 02, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. —A house exploded early Saturday morning near NW 122nd and Rockwell.ONG was working on the home on Whispering Hollow Drive when a fire started near the gas meter, which led to the explosion. The
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