Posts Tagged ‘ New York ’

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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Hurt Plumbers Want School Explosion Video

Dec 31st, 2015 | By admin

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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Con Edison Directed to Respond to DPS Report Alleging Violation of State Safety Regulations In Connection With 2014 East Harlem Natural Gas Explosion

Nov 20th, 2015 | By admin

For Immediate Release: 11/19/15 Audrey Zibelman, Chair Contact: James Denn | | (518) 474-7080 15083/14-G-0201 ALBANY — The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today directed Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., New York City’s largest electric and natural gas utility, to respond to a Department of Public Service staff
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3 People Arrested as West Roxbury Pipeline Protests Continue

Oct 30th, 2015 | By admin

Another wave of arrests were made Thursday morning at the construction site of Spectra’s natural gas pipeline. By FRANK O’LAUGHLIN (Patch Staff) October 29, 2015 Photo Credit: Facebook Three people were arrested Thursday morning at the construction site of Spectra’s high-pressure natural gas pipeline in Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood, Universal Hubfirst reported. The protestors reportedly delayed workers. The incident marks
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Infrastructure Replacement Replacing Gas Leaks?—Improving Safety?

Sep 19th, 2015 | By admin

I have seen many comments and claims with regard to the gas leaks in Massachusetts with many claiming credit, as well as claims the Infrastructure Replacement is good for ratepayers and is a solution to the 25,000 gas leaks in Massachusetts I PERSONALLY exposed as president of NEGWA over 5 years ago! This story is
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Gas explosion rocks New York City high school

Aug 22nd, 2015 | By admin
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NEW YORK — A gas explosion during construction at a New York City high school Thursday night seriously injured three workers and caused heavy damage to several floors of the building. CBS New York reported the blast occurred at 8:09 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School in the Marble Hill section of the Bronx.
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Protesters Push to Halt Pipeline Construction Pending Health, Safety Inspection

Jul 16th, 2015 | By admin
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A new petition calls for FERC to rescind approval of a natural gas pipeline project until the worksite is properly inspected. By FRANK O’LAUGHLIN (Patch Staff) July 15, 2015 Protesters opposed to Spectra Energy’s pipeline project are pushing public officials to bring the construction to a halt until a health and safety inspection is completed. An anti-pipeline group
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TSA Pipeline Security Guidelines December 2010

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin

TSA guidelines_final_dec2010 (1) NEEDS YOU! Looking for volunteer help with posting Gas Explosion News for Non-Profit

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin
computer-repair-now1-150x150 is a non-profit website that shares natural gas explosion news & information with the goal of public awareness to improve pipeline safety. This site is a critical tool for pipeline safety, but it’s challenging to run regular updates as it is truly run by a couple of folks who have full time commitments with
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Giant Gas Pipeline Next to Nuclear Power Plant Could Cause a New York ‘Fukishima,’ Say Experts

May 27th, 2015 | By admin

By John Dyer May 21, 2015 | 7:59 am Experts are claiming that a massive natural gas pipeline being constructed next to a major nuclear power plant in New York could cause a meltdown just 40 miles north of Manhattan. The company Spectra Energy has started construction on a 42-inch-diameter pipeline that will pass only 105 feet from the
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