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OIG Audit Criticizes PHMSA Oversight of State Pipeline Safety Programs

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
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By Hunton & Williams LLP on May 19, 2014 Posted in PHMSA, Policy The DOT’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued an Audit Report finding that PHMSA’s oversight of state pipeline safety programs is not sufficient to ensure that states comply with program evaluation requirements and properly use suspension grant funds. The audit, prompted
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2 dead, 100 injured in gas explosion at Florida jail

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Published May 01, 2014· FoxNews.com An explosion Wednesday night ripped through a Florida Panhandle jail’s booking facility, killing two inmates and injuring up to 150 inmates and guards. The explosion occurred around 11:30 p.m. local time Wednesday in Escambia County jail’s booking facility and caused the building to partially collapse, Kathleen Castro, the county’s public
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“NaturalGasWatch.ORG” Delay in Updates…..WHY?——GREED!!

May 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Greetings Friends! As you may have noticed. www.NaturalGasWatch.org 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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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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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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