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Pipelines Are Safe?

Below are just a few examples of company negligence leading to explosions and leaks of natural gas pipelines.


1. Resident describes natural gas line explosion in Marshall County
By Jeff Jenkins in News | April 05, 2014 at 12:34PM
MIDDLE GRAVE CREEK, W.Va. – Residents living near the Williams Energy Oak Grove plant construction site in Marshall County were awakened by an explosion Saturday morning. A 12-inch natural gas line running near the plant ruptured at just after 8 a.m.


2. Information about the September 14, 2008 Transco Pipeline Accident in Appomattox Virginia
http://pstrust.org – Photos and articles about the pipeline explosion that destroyed two homes and injured the families.

Additional photos here


3. Pictures: Acres of devastation from Williams gas pipeline explosion in Alabama
By TXsharon on January 2, 2012
On December 3, 2011, a Williams-Transco pieline ruptured in Alabama. The explosion was heard more than 30 miles away and flames shot up nearly 100 feet in the air for 90 minutes after the pipeline was shut off. Since 2006, Williams-Transco has had 35 PHMSA reportable accidents.


4. Giant explosion when pipeline is ruptured

5. Gas pipeline explosion Melts Highway