The first-arriving firefighters in the area of Legend and Skibo roads learned that members of a construction crew struck a gas line. No one was reported injured late Monday morning when Fayetteville firefighers and the fire department’s hazmat units responded to a commercial gas leak on Legend Avenue…read more.
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PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Public Service Atomic and Gas Company, along with City of Plainfield first responders, participated in a safety exercise to simulate a gas emergency on Monday. The drill took place near Leland Park, and a command center was set up in front of Cook Elementary School. The training exercise, held during National …
AUSTIN — The Railroad Commission of Texas assessed $939,780 in fines involving 288 enforcement dockets against operators and businesses at the Commissioners’ conference this week. The Commission has primary oversight and enforcement of the state’s oil and gas industry and intrastate pipeline safety…read more.
The American Gas Association (AGA) is urging federal officials to take greater measures to ensure pipeline safety. In recent testimony before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Energy AGA Vice President of Operations and Engineering Services Christina Sames expressed there is little in the discussion draft released last week accomplishing the goal …
Because of a growing number of incidents involving damage to natural gas lines, the Public Utilities Commission on Friday warned anyone causing damage to gas lines not to try making repairs themselves. Senior PUC Engineer Neil Pascual warned attempting to stop the flow of gas or make repairs can be extremely dangerous…read more.
SIMMESPORT, La. (KALB) – A natural gas line is leaking on Lincoln Street in Simmesport. Authorities are evacuating the area until further notice: Lincoln Street, Juneau Street and Carver Street. The gas has been shut off to the entire town. Simmesport Mayor Leslie Draper said this process may take about 2-3 hours…read more.