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Gas utility settles Massachusetts gas explosion class action lawsuits for $143 million 30 July 2019

US utility group NiSource said on July 29 it will pay $143 million to resolve class action lawsuits caused by a series of gas explosions in three Massachusetts communities last year. NiSource said the agreement will resolve claims by thousands or residents and businesses affected by the September 2018 disaster, which killed one person, injured at least 21 others and destroyed many buildings in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover....

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US federal regulator blames utility for Massachusetts gas network blasts 20 November 2018

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on November 15 that utility company NiSource failed to adequately draft and oversee natural gas pipeline work orders and those lapses led to deadly blasts in three Massachusetts communities in September. The federal regulator said ineffective oversight of works by Columbia Gas Co of Massachusetts, a subsidiary of NiSource, was responsible for the disaster....

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US safety board says West Virginia pipeline explosion due to corrosion, lack of inspection 11 March 2014

A National Transportation Safety Board report published on March 10 concludes that the December 2012 pipeline explosion at Sissonville, West Virginia, was likely the result of corrosion and the fact that the pipeline had not been inspected in nearly 25 years. No one was injured in the huge explosion, but the NTSB said “the potential for tragedy was clearly there.”...

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US Senate debates country’s pipeline problems 31 January 2013

The US Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation relocated to Charleston, West Virginia, on January 28 for hearings on issues affecting the country’s pipeline network. This follows the December 2012 natural gas transmission pipeline explosion at Sissonville, West Virginia, which destroyed several homes and a section of interstate highway. ...

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Columbia Gas pipeline explosion rocks West Virginia town 12 December 2012

A gas line exploded in the town of Sissonville, 10 miles north of Charleston on December 11, starting a blaze that destroyed a number of homes and closed the main north-south arterial Interstate 77 freeway. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin told reporters that several people were transported from the scene for smoke inhalation-related injuries, but there were no deaths and everyone had been accounted for....

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US Government pledges support for large-scale pipeline modernisation project 11 May 2012

On May 11, US Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) will help gain federal permits for a 1,000 mile pipeline modernisation project by NiSource Inc that will produce thousands of jobs, enhance safety and increase energy capacity. ...