Natural Gas Explosion

Pa. PUC Faults PGW For January’s Fatal Natural Gas Explosion in Tacony

The 24-page PUC report concludes that PGW failed to follow many of its own safety procedures on site, including taking too long to shut off gas and electricity in the area where gas was leaking.


The aftermath of a natural gas blast in Tacony in January, 2011.  (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia Pays Homage To Gas Worker Killed In Explosion

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Flags are flying at half-staff in Philadelphia today in honor of the PGW employee killed in Tuesday night’s gas explosion in the Tacony section of the city. Mark Keeley, 19, had been […]



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