Posts Tagged ‘ NTSB ’

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
[continue reading...]



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
[continue reading...]



N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 14th, 2014 | By admin
CSM

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
[continue reading...]



East Harlem Gas Explosion NaturalGasWatch.org 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
[continue reading...]



N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 13th, 2014 | By admin
0313-NYC-building-collapse-feds-probe-gas-company_full_380

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
[continue reading...]



This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Sept. 9, 2013

Sep 9th, 2013 | By Mark
A natural-gas fueld fire rages out of control on Sept. 9, 2010, after an enormous naturla gas explosion in San Bruno, California. State and federal regulators later determined that the PG&E, the owner and operator of the pipeline that blew up, could have prevented the blast with basic safety precautions and adequate record-keeping practices. (Photo courtesy NTSB.)

Three years ago today, a massive natural gas explosion devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno, California, killing, eight people, injuring 66 others and destroying 38 homes – and for many area residents and policymakers, more than a few key questions remain unanswered. Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at
[continue reading...]



This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – June 10, 2013

Jun 11th, 2013 | By Mark
A high-pressure, natural gas pipeline owned and operated by the Columbia ruptured on Dec. 11, 2012, touching off a massive natural gas explosion that threw 100-foot sections of pipeline hundreds of feet away and triggered a blazing inferno that destroyed three area homes. No one was injured in the natural gas explosion.

The National Transportation Safety Board publicly released a trove of documents relating to the ruptured natural gas pipeline that triggered a powerful natural gas explosion near Interstate 77 in Sissonville, West Virginia, destroyed three nearby homes and leaving an enormous crater in the ground. Ed. Note – If you enjoy the coverage and content you
[continue reading...]



Natural Gas Company In West Virginia Explosion Has Deep Record of Pipeline Safety Violations

Dec 13th, 2012 | By Mark
The company that owns and operates the natural gas pipeline that exploded in West Virginia earlier this week has a lengthy history of pipeline safety violation and incidents, according to records obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org.

The company that owns and operates the natural gas pipeline that exploded in West Virginia on Tuesday has a lengthy record of pipeline safety violations and federal enforcement actions, including several recent incidents in West Virginia, according to documents obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org. Ed. note – If you enjoy the coverage and content provided by NaturalGasWatch.org,
[continue reading...]



ProPublica Does A Comprehensive Pipeline Safety Story

Nov 20th, 2012 | By Mark
Screen Shot 2012-11-20 at 12.47.11 PM

If you’ve ever tried to track data about pipeline safety, you’ve probably come to the conclusion that meaningful information is often elusive, buried deep within a federal website that’s difficult to use and seemingly constructed for insiders. ProPublica, the independent, non-profit news agency that has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s primary sources
[continue reading...]



NTSB San Bruno Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion Videos

Jun 17th, 2012 | By Mark
A natural gas explosion of a pipeline owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. killed eight people and levelled an entire neighborhood in San Bruno, California, last year.

The National Transportation Safety Board, the agency charged with investigating natural gas pipeline explosions, released some videos explaining the circumstances surrounding the notorious San Bruno blast, which killed eight and destroyed an entire neighborhood in the San Francisco suburb in September 2010. If you’ve got some time, they’re worth watching.



Blog Directory
Add blog to our directory.
Beyond Fossil Fuels: Alternative Energy
Powered By Ringsurf
The Blog Farm