California’s dangerous gas pipelines

This video from the USA is called New dramatic CCTV, amateur videos of San Bruno gas explosion & fire.

Following the deadly gas pipeline explosion September 9 in San Bruno, California, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and energy giant Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) have been under mounting pressure to release internal company information about the most dangerous sections of gas pipeline in northern and central California. On Monday the company reluctantly released the list, which has only heightened concerns that the region’s population is sitting on a number of gas explosion “time bombs”: here.

Recent US Environmental Protection Agency hearings have yielded substantial information about the dangers to human health and the environment posed by the natural gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking: here.

England: Experts hired to probe an earthquake near Blackpool left their paymaster red-faced today when they ruled that its controversial “fracking” for shale gas was the most likely cause: here.

PG&E’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing: Corporate executives again to get away with murder: here.

CALIF. UTILITY FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PG&E Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, succumbing to liabilities from the recent wildfires in Northern California. [Reuters]

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