Posts Tagged ‘ natural gas explosions ’

Gas explosion caused fire, collapse, NYC mayor says

Mar 26th, 2015 | By admin
East Village Building Collapse after Fire

By Marc Santora and Al BakerNEW YORK TIMES  MARCH 26, 2015 NEW YORK — A powerful explosion in the East Village on Thursday caused two buildings to collapse and ignited a large fire that quickly spread to neighboring buildings, leaving at least a dozen people injured, four critically, fire officials said. Mayor Bill de Blasio,
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East Village NYC explosion – aftermath and fire footage

Mar 26th, 2015 | By admin

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Missouri Gas Energy settles complaint in JJ’s Restaurant blast and agrees to change safety measures

Mar 13th, 2015 | By admin
JJ’s Restaurant in Kansas City, just west of the Country Club Plaza, was destroyed by an explosion and fire on Feb. 19, 2013. The next day, investigators searched through the wreckage. The blast killed one woman and injured more than a dozen others. FILE PHOTO BY ALLISON LONG THE KANSAS CITY STAR

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 03/12/2015 7:44 PM JEFFERSON CITY Missouri Gas Energy has settled a complaint alleging it failed to take adequate measures to ensure safety in a fatal 2013 blast caused by a gas leak at JJ’s Restaurant in Kansas City. The settlement was part of an agreement approved Thursday by the state’s Public Service
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San Bruno explosion: PG&E criminal trial will begin in March 2016

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
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By George Avalos, gavalos@bayareanewsgroup.com SAN FRANCISCO — The PG&E criminal trial on federal charges for its alleged role in causing a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno will start one year from now — which would be more than five years after the lethal blast, it was disclosed at a court hearing in San Francisco
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What to do if you suspect a natural gas leak in your home

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
A gas expolosion caught by a police car dashcam.

By Jeff Rossen and Jovanna Billington, NBC News (NBC News) – On March 4, 2014, an explosion obliterated one house and damaged more than 60 others in a suburban housing development in Ewing, New Jersey. One woman was killed and seven other people were injured in the blast, caused by a natural gas leak. And
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Federal Agency Approves Algonquin Pipeline Expansion

Mar 3rd, 2015 | By admin
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by Tom Auchterlonie WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — The controversial Algonquin Pipeline expansion proposal has received approval from a federal agency that conducted an environmental review for the project. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its approval decision on Tuesday with details presentation in a 66-page document that included expansions for the conclusion. The proposal is from Spectra Energy.
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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
NJ Gas Explosion

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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