Month: June 2020

Gas leak prompts dozens of evacuations in Southborough neighborhood

SOUTHBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) – A gas leak that prompted the evacuation of dozens of residents in a neighborhood in Southborough on Tuesday afternoon has been capped, officials said. About 40 residents on Constitution Drive were ordered to leave their homes after an excavator that was working to erect a stone wall punctured a gas line, …

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Feds issue final rule allowing liquefied natural gas by rail

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) are authorizing the bulk transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail via a final rule that the agencies issued on Friday. The rule, which was made in consultation with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), allows for the bulk transportation of LNG using DOT-113 tank cars …

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API: US petroleum demand recovered 14% between April and May

US petroleum demand, as measured by total domestic petroleum deliveries, was 16.2 million b/d in May, according to the American Petroleum Institute’s latest monthly statistical report. This was 20.0% below the May 2019 level but reflected an increase of 14% (2 million b/d) from April—the largest percentage increase for any month since December 1975. More …

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Green Bay gas leak repaired after closing parts of two east side streets Wednesday

GREEN BAY – Crews have stopped a gas leak that was affecting part of Green Bay’s east side Wednesday afternoon and had firefighters urging people to avoid the area around the Bellevue-East Mason streets intersection. The leak was centered in the Charles Street area, about a block west and slightly south of East Mason and Bellevue, the Green …

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CNG offers reminder: Call 811 before you do any digging

KENNEWICK, Wash. (KTVZ) –As states continue to lift restrictions put into place to slow the spread of COVID-19, Cascade Natural Gas reminds homeowners and contractors to always call 811 prior to starting any project that requires digging, to keep communities safe. Using the free-of-charge essential public safety service by calling 811 or placing an online …

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Damage Prevention Week: March 22-28, 2021

Update 3/10/2021: Damage Prevention Week events are now taking place virtually. Learn more and register for individual events at DamagePreventionWeek.com   Damage Prevention Week: March 22-28, 2021 THE 2021 GLOBAL Excavation Safety Conference Global ESC will mark the 18th annual assemblage of damage prevention and excavation safety professionals from around the world. In complement with …

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