Posts tagged "natural gas explosion"

New Natural Gas Pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina

Dominion Resources Estimates Cost of Pipeline Construction will be Five Billion Dollars Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the abundant supplies of natural gas being produced in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Gas is being relied upon to generate more of the nation's electricity in recent years because the enormous new domestic supplies have drastically lowered [...]

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West Virginia Natural Gas Fatal House Explosion — Could this Happen to You?

In October of 2013, a tragic situation occurred in Follansbee, WV, a small town south of Weirton in Brooke County. An explosion likely caused by a natural gas leak that obliterated a rural West Virginia house and killed a 13-year-old girl was so powerful it shook the entire neighborhood, blew out the windows of a nearby fire station, sent plywood siding rocketing nearly 50 feet into the air and shot boards through [...]

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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 people were hurt, at least three critically, and two bodies discovered as a result of [...]

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