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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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Cause of Garden City, Kansas natural gas explosion that killed 17 year old being investigated

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By admin

A teenager has died and two others are hospitalized after a home explosion in Finney county. MORE FROM KWCH.COM finney county It happened in Plymell, Kan. near Garden City, about a quarter mile east of Highway 83 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Kevin Bascue, Finney County Sheriff, said the blast could be heard at least 10 miles
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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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OIG Audit Criticizes PHMSA Oversight of State Pipeline Safety Programs

May 25th, 2014 | By admin

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

Published May 01, 2014· 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

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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Kansas City JJ’s Restaurant Deadly Gas Explosion – “A Year Later”

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin

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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2 hurt when apparent gas explosion sparks Pilsen house fire

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin

February 22, 2014|By Adam Sege | Tribune reporter Two women were seriously injured when an apparent gas explosion sparked a house fire in the Pilsen neighborhood, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The blast occurred just after 5 a.m. inside a two-story home in the 1300 block of West Cullerton Street, Chicago Fire Department spokesman
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Methane emissions in U. S. are 75 percent higher than EPA estimates

Feb 14th, 2014 | By admin

About a dozen people escape Soulard business seconds before gas explosions

Feb 5th, 2014 | By Mark
Laclede Gas workers dig to find the shutoff valve for a gas line ruptured by utility workers after an explosion

ST. LOUIS • About a dozen people narrowly escaped a natural gas explosion Wednesday afternoon at a Soulard clothing design firm, authorities say. Nobody was injured but “it was, and still is, a very serious situation,” said St. Louis Fire Capt. Garon Mosby. A construction crew was installing fiber optic cable for the Stars Design
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