Investigators Want to Fine Utility $2M for Fatal House Blast

Investigators Want to Fine Utility $2M for Fatal House Blast

Beloit Daily News

Pennsylvania investigators are asking to impose a $2.1 million fine on a utility company, alleging violations relating to a gas explosion that leveled a house and killed a utility worker last year.

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement filed a complaint against UGI Utilities on Thursday. It alleges the company failed to properly react to a hazardous condition when its workers responded to a suspected gas leak at a house in Millersville on July 2, 2017.

The worker, 54-year-old Richard Bouder, died of multiple trauma injuries caused by flying debris…(Read the full story)

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