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LEAP Inc. Propane Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 6 Injured in Farmington, ME

One person is dead and six others are injured after a propane explosion at the Farmington, ME headquarters of LEAP Inc., a nonprofit organization for people with cognitive disabilities. The blast occurred around 8:30 this morning after firefighters arrived in…

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CDC Studying Health Impact of Lincoln County Pipeline Explosion

One month after an Enbridge pipeline exploded in Lincoln County, KY, killing one person and hospitalizing five others, officials have begun an investigation of the impact to public health. A team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Propane Explosion in Remer, MN Seriously Injures 1

A propane explosion at a house in Remer, MN yesterday seriously injured a man who was working on the furnace. The injured man, who was the only one inside the home at the time of the blast, was airlifted to…

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Explosion at TAC East Leaves 3 with Serious Burn Injuries

An August 14 explosion at TAC East Inc. in East Chicago, IN left three workers with serious burn injuries. They were admitted to the burn unit at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL where they are reported to be…

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Enbridge Gas Pipeline Explodes Again – Tragically Takes One Life and Injures Many in Moreland, KY

Lisa Denise Derringer, 58, from Stanford lost her life and at least five other people were injured after an Enbridge gas pipeline exploded near Moreland, KY, about 40 miles south of Lexington, around 1:30 this morning. Emergency responders say several…

Man Dies After Greenhouse Tank Explosion in Orem, UT

A worker died in an industrial accident when a tank exploded at a commercial greenhouse in Orem, UT. The explosion took place at about 8:30 AM on Thursday at Cook’s Farm and Greenhouse, located at 1645 W. 1600 North. 39-year-old…

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Gas Leak Suspected in Deadly Ridgefield, NJ House Explosion

One person has died from injuries he sustained in a house explosion in Ridgefield, NJ on June 17, 2019. Mark Schellack was the only person inside the home on Abbott Ave. when the blast occurred around 11:30 a.m. Contact a Pritzker Hageman…

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Southwest Minnesota Grain Elevator Explosion Injures 1

A grain elevator fire and explosion injured one person in southwestern Minnesota. The incident took place at New Vision Cooperative in Brewster, an agricultural company that produces livestock feed. On Monday morning shortly before 10:00 A.M., firefighters received the report…

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Gas Explosion in Sante Fe, TX Injures 5

Five people were injured in a gas explosion in Santa Fe, TX around 6 p.m.last night. The five-member crew from Dayton Pipeline, working on contract for CenterPoint Energy, was working on a line near Avenue M and 24th Street when…

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Propane Leak Explosion in Luzerne County Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Still Missing

Early this morning, a deadly propane leak explosion destroyed a house in Dorrance Township, PA. The blast occurred after 1:30 A.M. at a home on the 2100 block of Alberdeen Road. Emergency responders found 20-year-old Nathan Hedgepath lying on the…

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Colorado Governor Signs Oil and Gas Reform Bill to Prioritize Public Safety

Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) signed a contentious oil and gas reform bill into law this week. Senate Bill 181 overhauls industry rules to prioritize public safety and the environment. The new law gives local governments more control over oil and…

At least 17 injured and 1 killed in Downtown Durham, NC Pipeline Explosion

Workers excavating on N. Duke Street near the Kaffeinate coffee shop and Torero’s Mexican restaurant on April 10, 2019, reportedly struck a 2″ natural gas line leading to a large scale gas leak.  Authorities arrived quickly to assess the situation and witnesses…