Monday, September 16, 2013

Three Years Ago: Massive Gas Pipeline Explosion in CA

A burned-out shell of a car remains after a massive natural gas explosion killed eight and destroyed 38 homes in San Bruno, California, three years ago today. (Photo courtesy National Transportation Safety Board.)

Three years ago September 9th, a massive natural gas explosion devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno, California, killing eight people, injuring 66 others, and destroying 38 homes – and for many area residents and policymakers, more than a few key questions remain unanswered.

Read article here.

Remembering those who died in this horrific explosion three years ago- a disaster that might have been prevented if better safety precautions had been in place.  Pipelines are dangerous. Saftey regulations are not sufficient.

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