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Apparent gas leak, explosion sends crews scrambling in downtown Auburn

Feb 27th, 2015 | By admin
Auburn first responders on Genesee Street Friday responding to a gas explosion

APPARENT GAS LEAK, EXPLOSION SENDS CREWS SCRAMBLING IN DOWNTOWN AUBURN AUBURN | Emergency crews evacuated at least one business and shut off gas in the area of East Genesee Street, Market Street and Seminary Avenue in Auburn after an apparent natural gas leak and explosion that blew several manhole covers off at about 4:15 p.m. Friday.
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Destination clauses on LNG will soon fade away: gas union president

Feb 25th, 2015 | By admin
The pier at Dominion's Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay is seen in this picture taken February 5, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/TIMOTHY GARDNER

BY AARON SHELDRICK TOKYO Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:44am EST (Reuters) – Destination clauses on contracts for liquefied natural gas (LNG)shipments will soon be a thing of the past because of the shale revolution in the United States, the head of the International Gas Union said in an interview. Japan and other buyers of LNG have long complained that
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Home explosion sends three to hospital

Feb 25th, 2015 | By admin
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By Whitney Stinson and Steve Silva Global News REGINA – Three men have been sent to hospital with serious injuries after an explosion and fire at their north-end home Tuesday evening. Regina police officers are at the house and are holding the scene until police complete their investigation to determine if criminal charges will be laid. SaskEnergy
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New Jersey Home ‘Disintegrated’ in Gas Explosion, 15 Injured

Feb 25th, 2015 | By admin
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About 75 homes in the area evacuated after blast levels home By Dan Stamm and Kelly Bayliss <script type=”text/javascript” charset=”UTF-8″ src=”http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/portableplayer/?cmsID=293920291&videoID=E_Yvy3zCf4Qs&origin=nbcphiladelphia.com&sec=news&subsec=breaking&width=600&height=360″></script> Police released dashcam video of a gas explosion that leveled an Ocean County, New Jersey, home, injured 15 people, and shook homes in every direction Tuesday morning, including one of a young mother. “My windows blew
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Allentown natural gas odor forces 25 to 30 people from their homes, UGI reports

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
Allentown authorities respond the afternoon of Jan. 28, 2015, to the report of a natural gas odor at 633 N. New St. in the city. Authorities evacuated about 25 to 30 people from about 12 homes on the block, and UGI Utilities Inc. excavated the street in an effort to pinpoint the problem.

By Kurt Bresswein | The Express-Times Email the author | Follow on Twitter on January 28, 2015 at 3:41 PM, updated January 28, 2015 at 4:30 PM Wednesday afternoon’s natural gas odor in Allentown led to between 25 and 30 residents evacuating about 12 homes, UGI Utilities Inc. says. A resident of 633 N. New St. called UGI directly
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Gas leak suspected in Indianapolis west side house explosion

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
Indianapolis west side house explosion

Posted: Jan 12, 2015 2:16 AM ESTUpdated: Jan 13, 2015 9:39 AM EST By Steve Jefferson, WTHR Crimebeat reporter INDIANAPOLIS -An overnight house explosion rocked a west side Indianapolis neighborhood, leveling a home and causing thousands of dollars in damage. The woman living at the rental home on South Vine Street just happened to be out of
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West Roxbury Residents Worried About Gas Pipeline Project

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
Mark McDonald - President, NatGas Consulting

West Roxbury Residents Worried About Gas Pipeline Project By Julie Loncich, WBZ-TVJanuary 16, 2015 11:00 PM Mark McDonald – President, NatGas Consulting BOSTON (CBS) – Christopher White will admit when he moved into his West Roxbury home more than a decade ago, he was unaware of his neighbors. “Suddenly the entire house shook. Pretty violently,” said
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Death toll in Brazil offshore oil platform explosion climbs to 5

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
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Published February 12, 2015 EFE The death toll from an explosion on an offshore oil and natural gas platform leased by Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras has climbed to five, the vessel’s owner said. Three bodies were found Thursday before the platform was evacuated, while firefighters recovered the other two on Thursday, Norwegian company BM
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Protesters try to spoil swanky party for ex-CPUC head

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
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Protesters try to spoil swanky party for ex-CPUC head By J.K. Dineen Published 8:56 pm, Thursday, February 12, 2015 Some 250 guests packed a downtown San Francisco ballroom on Thursday night to honor Michael Peevey, the embattled former California Public Utilities Commission president who is under investigation for possible corruption at the agency. Outside, a dozen protesters tried
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Cause of house explosion still under investigation

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin
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Cause of house explosion still under investigation Updated: Wednesday, February 11 2015, 10:48 PM CST BOERNE, Texas — Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused a house explosion in Boerne. Forty-five-year-old Scott Kenney was inside the home on Horse Hill when it exploded Tuesday. Kenney, who is married and has three children, is
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