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53 min ago | Contra Costa Times

California Public Utilities Commission OKs safety policy amid storm of criticism

After years of scathing criticism over failures to make sure PG&E natural gas pipelines don't blow up and passengers can get out of burning limousines, a state agency on Thursday adopted a "safety-first" policy.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, San Mateo, CA

3 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

1 injured in south Jersey chemical plant blast

Plant general manager Robert Bullen-Smith says a process line in a chemical production area broke and a spill occurred.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

NHTSA to Investigate Fatal Truck Tank Explosion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will probe a fatal, truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.

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Related Topix: Howard, WI

7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

The attack on the gas station in Ashdod looked to be the most serious attack in Israel in the four days of fighting that has seen Israel deliver a heavy blow to Gaza's Hamas leaders.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, IN,

9 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Gas explosion in Turkey: 1 killed, 25 injured

The state-run Anadolu Agency said the explosion occurred in a bakery on the ground floor of a five-story building in the city of Denizli.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

3 Charged After Hash Oil Explosion In Denver

Denver prosecutors have charged three people suspected of causing an explosion at a warehouse while trying to extract hash oil from marijuana.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

2 arrested after meth lab explosion

Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force was notified by the Lafayette Fire Department Haz-Mat Unit on Wednesday of a fire that was the result of meth lab explosion.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Fire

WDJT

"Baby Bou Bou" back in Wisconsin after surviving flash bang explosion

Deputies threw a flash bang into a baby's play pen. A little more than two months ago he was caught in the middle of a full scale police raid that injured him so badly doctors had to put him into a coma.

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KHOU-TV Houston

Worker hurt in Texas storage tank explosion

The Robertson County Sheriff's Office says the blast happened around midday Wednesday near New Baden , about 100 miles northeast of Austin.

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Related Topix: Robertson County, TX, New-Baden, TX

Manawatu Evening Standard

Explosion spelled demise of P lab

An alleged Auckland drug ring was discovered after a methamphetamine laboratory blew up forcing a meth cook to go to hospital, claiming he had spilt "hot oil" on his legs, prosecutors say.

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Related Topix: Drugs

PNW Local News

North Bend's huge explosion ruled accidental, clean-up can begin

Natural gas was a factor in an April 25 explosion that destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way, but it was an accident, according to a report coming from the King County Fire Investigation Unit.

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Related Topix: King County, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

PG&E discovers training flaws for pipeline workers

PG&E said Wednesday it has discovered flaws in the training for hundreds of employees who fuse together plastic pipes used to deliver natural gas to customers, the latest stumble for the utility as it faces the prospect of a big fine and new criminal charges over a fatal explosion in San Bruno.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

PennLive.com

Driver involved in 2013 Interstate 81 tanker explosion pleads guilty to traffic citations

The driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned and exploded on an Interstate 81 overpass in Susquehanna Township last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to several traffic citations.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Taiwan diplomat fears China-Japan maritime 'explosion'

China's territorial dispute with Japan over a chain of uninhabited islands in the East China sea could lead to an "explosive" confrontation, Taiwan's top diplomat in the United States warned Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News

ThinkProgress

Koch-Funded Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Limits Public Chemical Disclosure After Deadly Explosion

Shortly after the anniversary of the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people, wounded 226, and upended a large portion of the small town of West, Texas, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said the incident was preventable and that it resulted from the failure of a company to take the necessary steps to avert it.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, West, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

3 Injured In Explosion At Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

"While doing repairs to an outside power supply at the end of the pier, two employees, and one volunteer who was nearby, received minor injuries today," said Intrepid spokesman Luke Sacks.

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Lancashire Evening Post

Red scar explosion caused by pressurised container

The mystery surrounding a loud bang heard by residents in the Red Scar area of Preston has been put down to a "run of the mill" explosion in an industrial steel machine.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

David City Man Pleads No Contest to July 4 Explosion Charges

A 63-year-old David City man has made a deal with prosecutors and been convicted of seven counts stemming from a pipe bomb explosion that seriously injured a teenage relative on Independence Day last year.

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KIDK CBS 3

ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad blasts

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has claimed responsibility for recent suicide bombings in the capital that killed nearly two-dozen people, according to SITE Intelligence, which monitors terrorist groups.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

Star-Telegram.com

Lightning hits 3rd North Dakota saltwater facility

A lightning strike Monday sparked a fire and explosion that destroyed the third North Dakota saltwater disposal facility in recent weeks, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky and leaving the smell of oil in the air.

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Related Topix: Fire, Alexander, ND, McKenzie County, ND, Mountrail County, ND

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