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New York explosions expose nation’s aging and dangerous gas mains

Mar 15th, 2014 | By admin
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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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N.Y. building collapse: Feds probe responsiveness of gas company

Mar 14th, 2014 | By admin
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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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Kansas City JJ’s Restaurant Deadly Gas Explosion – “A Year Later”

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin
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By Chris Oberholtz, Multimedia Producer – email By Eric Chaloux, Reporter – bio | email By DeAnn Smith, Digital Content Manager – email KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Flowers and cards now line the fence that surrounds what used to be JJ’s Restaurant on the Country Club Plaza. One year ago Wednesday, a subcontractor hit
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North Richland Hills Family Sue Atmos Energy after Gas Explosion Allegedly Causes Severe Injuries to 7 year old girl, Destroys Home

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 According to court documents Maya Javier, age 7, was visiting the home of her uncle and aunt, Marvin Reinoshek, Jr. and Nancy Reinoshek, and her three cousins on December 21, 2013. The kids were playing video games, enjoying the day. Maya then went to the bathroom. When she
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Nearby workers impacted by JJ’s explosion recall tragic day

Feb 18th, 2014 | By admin
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by Macradee Aegerter KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Wednesday marks one year since the natural gas explosion at JJ’s restaurant, which claimed the life of server Megan Cramer and changed the lives of countless others. It’s been described as a tragic accident that could have been prevented. But for those injured, both physically and emotionally the
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Explosion And Fire At Chevron Natural Gas Well In Pennsylvania

Feb 17th, 2014 | By admin
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Methane emissions in U. S. are 75 percent higher than EPA estimates

Feb 14th, 2014 | By admin
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2 families still not back home after explosion in Attica

Feb 13th, 2014 | By admin
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Feb. 12, 2014 Two Attica families are still not allowed in their homes due to high amounts of natural gas in the aftermath of a structure that exploded Tuesday morning at Perry and New streets. “We are doing fine,” said Rick Morlan, who lives catty-cornered from the building that exploded, formerly charitable organization Families United.
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Satellite Data Suggests Utility’s Delayed Response Amplified Damage From Pipeline Explosion In San Bruno

Feb 9th, 2014 | By Mark
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William Pentland, ENERGY | 2/09/2014 At 6:11 PM on September 9, 2010, a major natural gas pipeline ruptured about 12 miles south of San Francisco in a residential area of the city of San Bruno, CA CA +1.74%. The rupture triggered a massive explosion followed by an equally massive fire. The blast carved a crater
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UGI tests new system to detect gas leaks

Feb 9th, 2014 | By Mark
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Utility’s pilot program is part of a settlement over Allentown’s 2011 blast. By Scott Kraus, Of The Morning Call , February 8, 2014 On a frigid February night three years ago, natural gas leaking from a cracked cast-iron distribution line caused a massive explosion that lit up the sky above Allentown, killed five people and leveled eight row
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