NTSB report on San Juan raises broader questions
- Numerous safety issues raised by deadly November 21, 1996 propane explosion in San Juan to focus... // LP/Gas;Jun97, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the US National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) plans to hold a four-day inquiry on the possible causes of the November 21, 1996 propane explosion-fire at the San Juan Gas Co. (SJGC) in Puerto Rico. Focus of the session to safety issues raised; Number of casualties; Findings...
- NTSB issues cause of San Juan building explosion. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jan98, Vol. 225 Issue 1, p8
Cites the causes of the propane gas explosion in a commercial building in San Juan, Puerto Rico according to the investigation of US National Transportation Safety Board. Negligence on the part of San Juan Gas Co. Inc. to provide adequate training to its employees; Failure of the Department of...
- NTSB investigates pipeline explosion. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Sep98, Vol. 225 Issue 9, p8
Reports on the United States National Transportation Safety Board's investigation of a gas explosion in Fairfax, Virginia. Defect in the pipeline of Washington Gas; Proposal for the mapping of facilities by underground pipeline owners.
- Pipebursting Not At Fault In San Bruno Explosion. Carpenter, Robert // Underground Construction;Jan2011, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p2
The author reflects on the findings of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) regarding their investigation on the explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno, California in September 2010. He mentions that speculations on the pipebursting project that could have caused the...
- ACCIDENT FILE. // Underground Focus: The Magazine of Below-Ground Damage Preventio;Winter2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p24
The article offers news briefs related to underground explosions in the U.S. A house explosion in St. Paul, Minnesota injured a plumber after a plastic gas was accidentally ruptured by an auger. A series of electric explosion rocked Brooklyn Heights neighborhood in New York City because of the...
- NTSB Wants Explosives Noted In FAA Registrations. // AVweb;11/8/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 45B, p3
The article reports that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has called on the U.S. Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) to do a better job of making sure that first responders to general aviation accidents are informed about explosive devices in aircraft.
- The NTSB San Bruno Report And Its Implications. Olenchuk, Susan A.; Curry, James B.; Leesman, Katie E.; Feldman, Van Ness // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Nov2011, Vol. 238 Issue 11, p40
The article focuses on the report of National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on the pipeline explosion in a gas line operated by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) in San Bruno, California on September 9, 2010. It says that the Board has found out that the accident was caused by several...
- Documents Detail Events of Gas Pipeline Explosion. KUYKENDALL, TAYLOR // State Journal (WV);6/14/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p19
The article reports on the 1,400 plus documents released by federal authorities from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on June 6, 2013, which details the explosion of the Columbia Gas Transmission pipeline in Kanawha County that damaged the roadway and three homes.
- NTSB Rips Regulators, Industry On Old Pipes In San Bruno Report. WOODWORTH, CHAD // Energy Daily;8/31/2011, Issue 167, p1
The article reports on the approval by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board of a report criticizing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for emergency response failures in the September 2010 explosion that killed eight in San Bruno, California. The safety exemptions for old pipelines built before...