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1 year 3 months ago

Pipeline Complex continues to burn

The smoke continues to rise over Fisher's Peak in Trinidad as the Pipeline Complex is now at 84 acres. Lightning started this fire early Tuesday morning. The complex is made up of two fires and it at 20 percent contained. There are no evacuations and no homes...

3 years 2 months ago

After accidents, tougher pipeline rules proposed

Republican and Democratic lawmakers are considering plans that could spur major upgrades to the nation's aging energy pipelines, driven by a string of recent oil spills, deadly natural gas blasts and what they call federal regulators' inaction. Since last summer, major pipeline accidents have destroyed neighborhoods in California and...

3 years 4 months ago

Task force to be formed for Flaming Gorge

As Colorado grows, so does the need for more water to sustain the infrastructure for population growth. Stakeholders including many of Colorado's river basins have formerly agreed to the formation of a task force that will study issues related to potentially diverting water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming...

4 years 4 weeks ago

San Bruno gas pipe shows catastrophic failure

Experts say a weld or weak section may have caused catastrophic failure of the 54-year-old natural gas pipeline that exploded in flames three weeks ago in San Bruno. The National Transportation Safety Board this week allowed photographers to take pictures of the segments of pipe in the devastated neighborhood...

4 years 1 month ago

After blast, regulators want tougher pipeline oversight

The Obama administration is seeking tighter oversight of the nation's pipelines and stronger penalties for violations of pipeline safety rules after a deadly explosion in California. The legislation was submitted to Congress Wednesday by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. The proposal follows several major pipeline accidents. A Pacific Gas...

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