House passes bill to include liquefied propane in Dig Safe laws

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AUGUSTA — The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to include liquefied propane gas in Maine’s Dig Safe law.

The addition is in response to last year’s propane explosion in Farmington that killed one firefighter, injured six others and a building supervisor.

The Senate, which gave its first approval last week, is expected to take up the bill for the second and final time next week, Katie Walsh, communications director for House Democrats, said Thursday.

It would then go to Gov. Janet Mills…Read More

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