Tag: explosion

  • “My babies are gone” – gas pipelines kill again Two teens killed in gas pipeline explosion Two teenagers died in an early morning explosion at a gas pipeline in Carnes. Wade White, 18, and Devon Byrd, 16, died at site of the explosion, which happened around 4 a.m. today near White’s home on Phillip White Road. Byrd was a sophomore at Forrest County […]

  • Expert: “The industry has too little concern for …….. public health, for our groundwater resources, and for facts.”

    Letter published today in the Cleveland Sun Star Courier: by James W. Cowden, Guest Columnist Monday August 31, 2009, 9:24 AM This is being sent as a result of the several letters on oil and gas drilling that have appeared in your pages over the past month. The other paper has also published material including […]

  • Natural gas leak & explosion at shopping mall: ……… flash fire & shrapnel wound 9, Md. – Five firefighters and one gas company employee were burned in an apparent natural gas explosion at a shopping center in Forestville. Some were seriously burned, but they have not said if any of the injuries were life threatening. All six have been transported to the Washington Hospital Center’s burn unit. As many as […]

  • November 2008: Gas line explosion in Oklahoma destroyed 3 homes, injured 2 Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion SKYNEWS 9 HD Surveys Damage From Gas Line Explosion Gas line explodes in Grady County The explosion and fire near Alex closed down State Highway 19. Associated Press ALEX, Okla. (AP) — Two people were hospitalized after natural gas pipeline operated by Enogex exploded early Friday morning in Grady County. Three […]

  • More on the 3/19 Lebanon well fire

    Another example of gas company drilling PR damage control.  Read between the lines: Gas well explodes in nearby Lebanon Tyler Murphy, Sun Staff WriterPublished: March 20th, 2009 LEBANON – A gas well in the Town of Lebanon exploded early Thursday morning, less than five and a half miles from Chenango’s border with Madison County. The explosion […]

  • Town official concerned over gas rig fires: “there should be a moratorium” Lebanon, Madison County (WSYR-TV) – For the second time in just three months, a huge gas rig has caught fire in southern Madison County. It happened in the town of Lebanon, near the Chenango County border.  Two workers suffered burns from the fire that lasted for hours Thursday. Cleanup efforts have carried over into […]

  • Report released today: Numbers don’t include releases from gas drilling, which remains exempt from Toxics Release Inventory reporting

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 19th, 2009 FOR MORE INFORMATION:Jennifer Goldman, Public Health & Toxics Campaign Director , 406-587-4473Bonnie Gestring, Circuit Rider, 406-549-7361Deb Thomas, Clark, WY, 307-645-3236 TRI highlights need for regulation of nation’s largest mercury polluter Metal mining maintains position as nation’s #1 toxic polluter Mar 19, Washington, D.C. — Today the Environmental Protection Agency published […]

  • More “Why do we use this stuff?” – McKinney, Texas

    The victims of Atmos Energy’s negligence lingered for over 2 and 5 months, respectively. May 16, 2008 7:10 pm US/CentralSet of Explosions Destroy 3 Homes in McKinney May 18, 2008McKinney explosion witnesses, victims’ families criticize Atmos Energy’s response May 19, 2008 5:10 pm US/CentralMcKinney FD Chief Reveals New Details on Explosion Related stories: […]

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