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Fire Inspectors: Natural gas leak caused explosion

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

Posted: Feb 15, 2014 12:45 PM EST Updated: Feb 15, 2014 12:45 PM EST Tony Geftos – email A house that burst into flames exploded because of a gas leak. That’s the word from fire inspectors. The explosion happened in the village of Bettsville, on the north end of Seneca County, around 8 a.m.
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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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Feb 23rd, 2014 | By admin  Added an amazing new chapter to their website where all visitors can browse each states natural gas regulations from one source with NGW. MUCH MORE IMPROVEMENTS TO COME!!

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Dec 10th, 2013 | By Mark
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Regular readers of this site – and from the analytics, we can tell that there are tens of thousands of you, all over the world – may have noticed a distinct lack of new content here over the past few weeks and months; a slowing of the pace with which new material (original reporting, supported
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Gas Companies’ Failure to Disconnect Service at Vacant Homes May Violate Federal Law

Oct 15th, 2013 | By Mark
A massive natural gas explosion in Cleveland, Ohio destroyed one home and caused more than $1 million in damage to 65 other area properties. Natural gas company policies that allow gas to continue flowing to vacant properties may violate federal law, which requires the flow of gas to be completely cut off.

Do a search on the terms, “natural gas explosion” and “vacant home,” and you’ll get literally thousands of hits, despite federal laws that require gas companies to completely disconnect the flow of natural gas to vacant homes. Ed. note: If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at, please take a moment
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – Aug. 19, 2013

Aug 19th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

Natural gas leaks and explosions continued to exact a heavy toll across the country this week. In Du Quoin, Illinois, the state Fire Marshall said a natural gas explosion there on Monday, Aug. 12 killed one man and damaged about a dozen area homes, according to recent media reports describing the incident. Ed. note: If
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 29, 2013

Jul 29th, 2013 | By Mark
A natural gas drilling rig off the Gulf of Mexico, just off the Louisiana coast, exploded and caught fire after the gas well ruptured on Monday, July 22, 2013. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard.

The recent and, unfortunately, ongoing big story, of course, is the massive explosion and subsequent Airborne Toxic Event at a doomed drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, just off the coast of Louisiana. Sound familiar? (On a related note, Halliburton just pled guilty to the charge of destroying evidence relating to the Deepwater Horizon
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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
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – June 3, 2013

Jun 5th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas leaks and explosions caused considerable damage throughout the country this week.

As usual, it’s been a busy, busy week for natural gas leaks and explosions, so let’s get right to it. A natural gas explosion severely damaged a building and injured eight people, one of them a police officer at Nyack College, a Christian college in South Nyack, New York, on Tuesday, June 4, according to
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