Posts Tagged ‘ New York City ’

Fire department now responding to city’s gas leak calls: officials

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin


Exclusive Pictures of the Exposed Cast Iron Main Blamed for the Deadly East Harlem, NY Gas EXPLOSION!!!

Jul 1st, 2014 | By admin
Exposed Old Cast Iron Main!

Car In Front of Building When Blast Occured[caption id="attachment_3103" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Overview of Gas Main AFTER Buildings Destroyed"][/caption]Location of Cast Iron Leak Covered by PlywoodThe following exclusive pictures were taken by ourselves showing the age and degradation of the over 100 year old cast iron gas main. The pictures are quite telling with regard
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Gas Explosions Appear Inevitable, Given State of Pipes

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
The scene of an explosion in New York City, where an old iron pipeline was implicated in a March blast that killed eight people. AP

Replacing Some Decrepit Iron Lines Could Take Until 2050 On January 25, 2009, a police officer in Gloucester, Mass., came home after a shift, greeted his dog, Penny, and flipped on the lights. Then his house blew up. The blast killed Penny, left patrolman Wayne Sargent badly burned and destroyed the house his grandfather built.
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“NaturalGasWatch.ORG” Delay in Updates…..WHY?——GREED!!

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

Greetings Friends! As you may have noticed. has been on somewhat of a forced hiatus in posting new updates due to an unscrupulous individual attempting to generate a PROFIT from our NON-PROFIT website work in improving natural gas pipeline safety by accusing Natural Gas Watch of a copyright infringement/theft. We were sent a demand
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BREAKING NEWS—NTSB Finds Gas Main Leak in Front of 1646 Park Ave. East Harlem

Mar 18th, 2014 | By admin

NTSB Press Release National Transportation Safety Board Office of Public Affairs ——————————————————————————– NTSB Issues Investigative Update for East Harlem, N.Y., Gas Explosion MARCH 18 WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing investigation into a March 12 gas explosion that destroyed two buildings in the East Harlem section of New York City, the NTSB today released
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New York explosions expose nation’s aging and dangerous gas mains

Mar 15th, 2014 | By admin
cop running

New York (CNN) — By Ray Sanchez Those two New York buildings where eight people died in an explosion were served by a very old gas main — 127 years old to be exact. It’s the latest incident in what experts warn is a dangerous trend plaguing the nation’s oldest cities: natural gas leaks and
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East Harlem Gas Explosion EXCLUSIVE “Pre-Explosion” Images!

Mar 14th, 2014 | By admin
Plate (repair) in front of 1642 Park Ave!!

Images captured of 1644 Park Avenue in East Harlem prior to the massive & deadly gas explosion this week show extensive construction and excavation in front of this explosion site and in close proximity on the same gas main, an 8″ Cast Iron main nearly 100 years old. Concerns should have been abundant with such
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How a Gas Leak Can Destroy a Building

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin

Popular Mechanics March 12, 2014 1:11 PM At least two people are dead after a major explosion linked to a gas leak destroyed two buildings in Harlem on Wednesday. Residents reportedly smelled gas before the blast, but the source of the leak may not be known for sure for a while. In the meantime, this
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N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin

US officials are investigating how the local utility responded to complaints of gas odors before the blast and building collapse killed seven. The nation’s aging infrastructure poses a growing risk, experts say. By Harry Bruinius, Staff Writer / March 13, 2014 New York Federal officials investigating the gas leak and deadly explosion that collapsed two
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Con Edison Reports that Nearly 1,300 Buildings in New York City Converted from Oil to Natural Gas in 2013

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin

Con Edison Media Relations On January 23, Con Edison reported that owners of nearly 1,300 large New York City buildings converted from oil to natural gas in 2013. The number of large buildings making the switch has grown each year since the city passed its NYC Clean Heat regulations in 2011. That year, 309 buildings
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