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Overnight fire erupts in downtown Madelia; at least 8 businesses damaged

Feb 4th, 2016 | By admin
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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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CPUC begins hearings on Carmel explosion and five other PG&E pipeline accidents

Jan 21st, 2016 | By admin
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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
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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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Methane leak debacle needs a broad investigation

Jan 21st, 2016 | By admin
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By The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board | 6 p.m. Jan. 20, 2016 Residents hold signs during a hearing over a gas leak at the Southern California Gas Company’s Aliso Canyon Storage Facility near Porter Ranch, in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. Southern California air regulators face a simple decision Saturday over a 12-week-old gas leak
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Utility says it understated carcinogen levels

Jan 17th, 2016 | By admin
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Jan 16, 2016 byMike Newman The findings were released in response to Southern California Gas Company’s admission that the company understated the number of times the cancer-causing chemical benzene has spiked over the last three months. Because the gas company’s company readings of benzene are taken instantaneously, air quality officials said they should be compared
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Ohio home explosion, fire that killed family of 4 ruled arson

Jan 15th, 2016 | By admin
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Published January 14, 2016 FoxNews.com 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
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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
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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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Hurt Plumbers Want School Explosion Video

Dec 31st, 2015 | By admin
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By NICK RUMMELL NEW YORK (CN) – Plumbers injured in a gas explosion at a Bronx high school over the summer have petitioned to have New York City turn over surveillance videos and other documentation related to its investigation of the blast. The explosion, which happened Aug. 20 at John F. Kennedy High School, damaged
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