Day: September 19, 2019

Update – Downtown Chemainus streets reopened after Thursday gas leak

Downtown Chemainus streets were closed for several hours Thursday following a gas line leak. The area of Willow Street between the Chemainus United Church and the major business core by Misfits and the corresponding side streets were blocked from around 10:15 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., with Chemainus Fire Department members on the scene. Businesses in …

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PSC to hear settlement proposal in Clinch County blast

HOMERVILLE — The state Public Service Commission will meet Tuesday morning to decide whether to accept a settlement agreement arising from a natural gas explosion that leveled a Homerville business and injured three women. On Aug. 17, 2018, a construction crew burying fiber optic lines hit a gas line, according to a statement from the …

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DBYD’s ‘Referral Service of the Future’ progress

Dial Before You Dig (DBYD) has been developing its ‘Referral Service of the Future’ initiative, scheduled for release in 2021. The progression of DBYD’s Referral Service of the Future, a major strategic initiative, has been in action since the beginning of 2018. The aim is to develop an improved service that includes providing an integration of information …

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Services restored at DMV offices statewide after severed fiber optic cable

DENVER (KKTV) – UPDATE (9/18): The Colorado Department of Revenue says services are restored at all DMV offices in the state. DMVs statewide can once again issue driver’s licenses, instruction permits and ID cards. _____________________________ PREVIOUS (9/17): The Colorado Department of Revenue worked throughout Tuesday to restore DMV services to residents…read more

Defenders: New state report triggers debate about cause of Austin home explosion

AUSTIN, Texas — A new state report unveils the Texas Railroad Commission‘s completed investigation on the Bendridge Avenue explosion last October that killed Nicole Burton and severely injured her boyfriend, David Passman. It confirms the pipe leading to Burton and Passman’s home was more than 40 years old. It also shows that investigators believe excavation work done years …

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