Posts Tagged ‘ Ohio ’

PUCO fines Columbia Gas of Ohio, asks for improvements after home explosion in Upper Arlington

Jan 21st, 2016 | By admin

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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Ohio home explosion, fire that killed family of 4 ruled arson

Jan 15th, 2016 | By admin

Published January 14, 2016 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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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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Home explodes in Hollywood Heights, Illinois

Jul 26th, 2015 | By admin

Posted: Jul 25, 2015 9:04 PM EDTUpdated: Jul 25, 2015 9:06 PM EDT By Adam McDonald, Online News Producer, KMOV CONNECT ( – A home in Hollywood Heights, Illinois exploded Saturday evening and crews believe it was caused by natural gas. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on Hollywood Heights Road, near 159. The Hollywood Heights Fire
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Feds Propose More Safety Valves For Gas Lines

Jul 10th, 2015 | By admin

Thu, 07/09/2015 – 3:12pm Matthew Brown, Garance Burke, The Associated Press The Obama administration moved Wednesday to significantly expand a requirement for utilities to install inexpensive safety valves on gas lines across the U.S. after deadly fires and explosions going back decades that could have been avoided. Inspectors assess damage around the area of a
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TSA Pipeline Security Guidelines December 2010

Jul 5th, 2015 | By admin

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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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