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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 22, 2013

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

Natural gas leaks and explosions continued to wreak havoc in communities across the country this week, often at extraordinary costs. What follows is a by-no-means comprehensive round-up of the destruction – and if your community was lucky enough to escape unscathed this week, remember, if natural gas flows through pipelines where you live, it’s really
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 15, 2013

Jul 15th, 2013 | By Mark
Natural gas flares from a hydraulic fracturing well where an explosion sent eight workers to the hospital to be treated for burns on July 7 in Doddridge County, West Virginia. Photo Credit: Tara Lohan/Meghan Nesbit

The lazy days of summer vacation are over here at NaturalGasWatch.org, but unfortunately, natural gas explosions and leaks never take a break. We may have been at the beach watching the tide roll away, but the wave of destruction wrought by the natural gas industry rolled on, exacting a heavy and, more often than not,
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – April 15, 2013

Apr 16th, 2013 | By Mark
A photo of a home owned by former Atlanta Braves' ballplayer Chipper Jones, posted to his Twitter feed shortly after the buidling exploded in a blast caused by natural gas.

It seems a bit tone-deaf, at best, to write about natural gas explosions after what happened in Boston, Massachusetts, yesterday, Patriots’ Day, and our thoughts and prayers are with those who were hurt or killed in yesterday’s Boston Marathon bombing, as well as their families and friends, but our motto here is: Mourn the dead,
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This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions – July 30, 2012

Jul 31st, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

As always, it’s been a busy week in the world of natural gas leaks and natural gas explosions, but this past few days some tremendous work being done in the mainstream media documenting the extent to which the natural gas industry has co-opted the regulatory processes that are supposed to safeguard the public health and
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This Week in Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions: March 19, 2012

Mar 22nd, 2012 | By Mark
A round-up of natural gas explosions from around the country.

Alright, alright, we hear you — by popular demand, here it is, the next installment in our ongoing series, “This Week In Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions.” In addition, we should note that this edition of TWINGLE will be limited to natural gas explosions only, out of respect to you, our devoted reader. Were we
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This Week in Natural Gas Leaks and Explosions — Jan. 3, 2012

Jan 3rd, 2012 | By Mark

NaturalGasWatch.org may have taken some time off for the holiday, but natural gas leaks and natural gas explosions certainly didn’t, so let’s get right to it. A natural gas pipeline exploded in Estill County, Kentucky on Monday, Jan. 2, near the the town of Irvine, Kentucky, forcing the evacuation of 35 families who lived in
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The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Natural Gas Pipelines

May 4th, 2011 | By Mark
A warning sign, like this one, was no whereto be found in a Wisconsin housing development that was built directly on top of a pair of natural gas transmission lines.

Some Wisconsin homeowners got a shock recently when they found at the new housing development they bought into was built smack dab on top of a pair of large natural gas transmission lines, something the developer — a former Republican Congressman — forgot to mention in any of the disclosures before the sales. The homeowners,
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