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Fracking News: FERC Permit to Construct Cove Point Export Facility Approved

Posted On October 8, 2014 I Firm News,Fracking News in WV,Gas Explosion

Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas Export Facility Project Approved Dominion Energy approved the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order for the Cove Point liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project. This order includes 79 safety and environmental regulations, and on September 30, 2014 Dominion Energy accepted all the commission’s safety provisions. Dominion Energy’s plan is to convert a former import…

Official Report Concerning I-77 Pipeline Explosion

Posted On March 11, 2014 I Firm News,Gas Explosion

I-77 Gas Pipeline Blast Blamed on Corrosion and Lack of Inspections According to a report released on March 10, 2014 by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the major gas line explosion on I-77 near Charleston, WV probably could have been prevented if the pipeline had been inspected or tested, and the fire’s severity and duration could…

Another Tragic Gas Well Explosion | West Virginia Gas and Oil Drilling Explosion Lawyer

Posted On February 11, 2014 I Firm News,Gas Explosion

When a spark hits natural gas, the effect is instantaneous.  The explosion is deafening, and the result to nearby workers is catastrophic.  A gas fire can be extremely difficult to put out as gas from the well continues to feed the fire, and in the meantime, any nearby workers are at risk of serious injuries such as hearing…

Landlord’s Responsibility: Could the Minneapolis Apartment Explosion Have Been Prevented?

Natural gas can be a relatively inexpensive and efficient heating fuel, but the dangers of explosion, fire, and carbon monoxide poisoning which can result in permanent injury or death are safety hazards which must be, and can be, prevented by homeowners and landlords. Gas Explosion Suspected as Cause of Minneapolis Apartment Fire Recently in Minneapolis, MN fourteen…