Twists In The San Bruno Saga

Carpenter, Rubert
July 2011
Underground Construction;Jul2011, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p2
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) depicting the cause of the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion in 2009 which killed eight people. It notes that the report was vital of a pipe bursting project that crossed the 30-inch PG&E gas pipeline before the explosion. The Review Panel of CPUC notes that the pipe bursting project most likely caused increased stress on the PG&E gas line and weakened faulty seam welds.


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