Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators said Wednesday as they issued more than two dozen safety recommendations. In December 2012, a fireball erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W.Va.
Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators said Wednesday as they issued more than two dozen safety recommendations. In December 2012, a fireball erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W.Va. Uncredited AP
Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas providers maintain the largest pipelines in their networks, accident investigators said Wednesday as they issued more than two dozen safety recommendations. In December 2012, a fireball erupting across Interstate 77 from a gas line explosion in Sissonville, W.Va. Uncredited AP

NTSB: Systemic flaws in safety oversight of gas pipelines

January 27, 2015 04:44 PM