Jul 19, 2014
Pipeline company faced $270K in penalties
The company responsible for a recent natural gas pipeline accident that spewed a hazardous substance outside a small town in eastern Kansas has faced more than $270,000 in fines for problems elsewhere along its pipelines since 2006, according to federal records.
New Reports On Dangers Of Chemical In Olpe Pipeline Spill
As was reported on Tuesday, 1,300 gallons of natural gas condensate was blown out of the pipeline, killing acres of soybean crops and leaving a dark, oily residue on some nearby buildings.
Pipeline Spills 1,300 Gallons And Kills Crops
A Thursday pipeline spill near Olpe has caused acres of damage to surrounding vegetation.
The Macon Telegraph
Kansas residents concerned about pipeline eruption
Shrubs, crops, trees and houses near Olpe were covered in a mist of the substance, which the Kansas Department of Health and Environment told The Associated Press was natural gas condensate, a mix of natural gas and hydrocarbons.