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San Francisco Gas Pipeline Explosion Linked to Excavation Work

A gas pipeline that exploded in flames in a San Francisco neighborhood earlier this month shows damage consistent with being ruptured by third-party excavators, the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. In a preliminary report, investigators also say the Feb. …

Federal Agency Finds Pipeline Safety Oversight Inadequate

The federal agency responsible for making sure states effectively oversee the safety of natural gas and other pipelines is failing to do its job, a government watchdog said in a report released Friday. The federal effort is so riddled with …