Month: July 2018

Construction Halted, Workers Evacuated When Backhoe Hits Gas Line in Washington City

Construction Halted, Workers Evacuated When Backhoe Hits Gas Line in Washington City Cody Blowers | St. George News A construction operator was transported to the hospital and a construction site in Washington City was temporarily shut down Thursday after a natural gas line was struck by a backhoe. Shortly before noon, firefighters and police responded …

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City Expert Says Capital Pointe Site Could Threaten Neighbouring Building

City Expert Says Capital Pointe Site Could Threaten Neighbouring Building Arthur White-Crummey | Regina Leader-Post Part of the Bregg Cleaners & Tailors building could fall victim to a shifting Capital Pointe site, according to an engineer called by the City of Regina. Rob Kenyon testified Wednesday before a hearing of the Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility …

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500-Gallon Propane Tank Struck by Riding Lawn Mower Caused Major Gas Leak

500-Gallon Propane Tank Struck by Riding Lawn Mower Caused Major Gas Leak Annie Sharp | WXMI 500-gallon underground propane tank was struck by a bush hog, causing a major gas leak on Thursday. At about 11:30 a.m., Rutherford County Fire Rescue and Christiana VFD responded to a gas leak on Old Christina Rd. where they …

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Major Gas Leak in Drogheda as Houses Evacuated and Residents in the Area Warned to Close All Windows and Doors by Gardai

Major Gas Leak in Drogheda as Houses Evacuated and Residents in the Area Warned to Close All Windows and Doors by Gardai Colm Phelan | The Irish Sun A MAJOR gas leak has occurred in Drogheda, Co Louth. Residents in the Beamore Road area are being urged to close all windows and external doors and …

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Women Still Make up Fraction of Energy Industry Workers

Women Still Make up Fraction of Energy Industry Workers Martin Berman-Gorvine | Bloomberg BNA Although the number of women in one sub-sector of the energy and utility industry rose to 35 percent of the workforce at one point, overall representation of women in these fields actually has fallen precipitously since 2003. Figures from the Bureau …

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline Gets Permission to Begin North Carolina Construction

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Gets Permission to Begin North Carolina Construction Robert Zullo | Virginia Mercury The 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the more than $6 billion natural gas project led by Dominion Energy, won approval to begin full construction in North Carolina today. The decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission comes amid a federal court …

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Penalties Increased for Future Pipeline ‘Sabotage’ in Iowa

Penalties Increased for Future Pipeline ‘Sabotage’ in Iowa William Pettroski | Des Moines Register Criminal sabotage of Iowa pipelines, telecommunications facilities, water treatment plants and other critical infrastructure could result in long prison sentences and large fines under a new state law approved by the Iowa Legislature in its 2018 session. The measure was drafted by state homeland security officials in the wake of millions …

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