California Fines PG&E $1.6 Billion for Deadly Gas Explosion

According to The Wall Street Journal: A California regulator fined PG&E Corp. $1.6 billion for a deadly natural-gas explosion in a San Francisco suburb in 2010, marking the largest penalty ever levied against a [...]

Crumbling Gas Lines: Not Just a New York Problem

According to News LI: The recent explosion and fire that destroyed part of a city block and left two men dead in downtown Manhattan has raised new concerns about the health of [...]

PUC To Vote On Record $1.6-Billion Fine For PG&E in San Bruno Blast

According to the Los Angeles Times: California utility regulators are poised to hit Pacific Gas & Electric Co. with a record-high, $1.6-billion penalty for negligence leading to the deadly natural gas explosion [...]

Power Failure Ends Opening Day Early at Six Flags St. Louis

According to Travel Pulse: A power outage around 4 p.m. Friday cut opening day short at Six Flags St. Louis, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Six Flags St. Louis tweeted "We have experienced a power [...]

2020-04-09T07:42:06-07:00Categories: Emergency Response|Tags: , |0 Comments

Downtown D.C. Water Main Break Sends Water Gushing Into Air

According to NBC 4 Washington: A water main break in downtown D.C. sent water gushing into the air and onto Interstate 395. A construction crew struck the water main... sending water pouring [...]

Neighbors Say They Are Concerned About Gas Leaks Following Upper Arlington Explosion

According to 10 TV News: ... the persistent smell of rotten eggs detected more than a year ago.

Crews Fear Water Main Break Could Cause Street Collapse

According to NBC 7 San Diego: ... water officials worried the damage might lead to the street collapsing. Initially, the break was small but the situation escalated throughout the morning with the broken [...]

Home Destroyed, Several People Hurt in Gas Explosion

According to Fox 28 News: A natural gas explosion felt for miles away blew an Upper Arlington home to bits Saturday afternoon. As many as seven neighboring homes sustained damage, as well... several [...]

Fatal Ewing Gas Explosion: PSE&G, Contractor Hit With Largest Fines in State BPU History

According to NJ.com: PSE&G and subcontractor Henkels & McCoy were hit Wednesday with the largest fines ever issued by the state Board of Public Utilities for safety violations that led to the [...]

Water Main Break in Leads to the Discovery of a Sinkhole

According to NBC (KGNS News) TV: Repair crews in Corpus Christi are working to fix a water main break that opened up a huge sinkhole early Tuesday morning. Around 4:15 the car [...]

Campus gas leak caused by construction site accident

According to The State News: The natural gas leak at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory construction site that prompted an evacuation of the site and closure of nearby sections of Wilson Road and Bogue Street was caused [...]

2020-04-09T08:22:21-07:00Categories: Emergency Response, Planning|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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