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Texas Plant with Fatal Gas Leak Had Been Cited for Infractions

A DuPont and Co pesticide plant where four people died in a gas leak in November had been cited for emissions violations by a state agency on several occasions before the accident, the Houston Chronicle reported. The newspaper cited public …

NYC Fire Department to Increase Response to Reports of Gas Leaks

The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to the March explosion that leveled two …

Total Considers Options to Extinguish North Sea Gas Flare

France’s Total is laying plans, including a helicopter water drop, fire-fighting vessels and spraying nitrogen, to extinguish a flare on its Elgin North Sea gas platform that is leaking explosive clouds of gas, the UK energy department said. The flare, …