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Pipeline Explosion Lawyer

Virtually all of these explosions are predictable, preventable and inexcusable.Attorney Fred Pritzker Hi, my name is Fred Pritzker. I am a lawyer who helps people injured and the families of individuals killed by pipeline explosions involving…

Waukegan Silicone Plant Explosion Leaves 3 Dead, I Missing

Three people died and one is missing after an explosion at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan, IL on Friday, May 3rd. Waukegan, is located about 35 miles north of Chicago. Jeff Cummings, 57,  Byron H. Biehn, 53,  and Allen Stevens, 29 all…
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After Husky Superior Explosion, EPA Should Revisit Hydrogen Fluoride Study, Says CSB

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revisit its decades-old hydrogen fluoride study following the Husky Energy Superior refinery explosion. The April 26, 2018, explosion sent 11 people…
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NTSB: Utility's Faulty Equipment is Source of Deadly 2016 MD Explosion

A gas utility's faulty equipment was the source of a fatal explosion at the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring, MD in 2016, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined according to a report released this week. The…
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House Explosion on St. Paul's West Side Injures 1, Gas Leak Suspected

A gas leak is suspected in a house explosion on St. Paul's West Side this afternoon that left Michael L. Schultz, 74, with explosion injuries. Neighbors who heard the blast rushed to save Schultz, who lives alone in and was recovering from surgery, …
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Burn Survivor Advocates for Colorado Oil and Gas Reform Bill

Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D) signed a sweeping overhaul of oil and gas rules into law this week. The new legislation puts public safety and the environment first, rather than encouraging production. Senate Bill 181 comes into place two…
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Explosion in Durham, North Carolina, Kills one, Injures at least 17

Workers near the Kaffeinate coffee shop and Prescient in the middle of the 115 Duke St. block of Durham, NC, reportedly struck a 2" gas line while excavating the street on April 4, 2019.  Authorities and utility company workers had arrived…
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Explosion at DAB Constructors in Leesburg, FL Injures 1

One person was injured in an explosion at DAB Constructors Inc. in Leesburg, FL at around 6:10 this morning. First responders were called to the scene at 1233 Commerce Street after a silo at the facility, which manufactures asphalt, exploded. Officials…
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Two Injured in House Explosion From Ruptured Gas Line In Breckenridge, CO

A ruptured gas line caused a house explosion that injured two men in Breckenridge, CO. The explosion happened on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2019, at around 1:30 AM on the 200 block of Royal Tiger Road. Investigators say ice falling from the roof…
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KMCO Chemical Plant Explosion Kills 1, Injures 2 Others in Crosby, TX

An explosion at a chemical plant in Crosby, TX operated by KMCO, LLC has left one person dead and two others in critical condition.  Reports that James Earl "Bubba" Magnum, 27, of Daisetta may have been trying to prevent the explosion when…
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Husky Energy Will Continue Using Toxic Chemical After Refinery Explosion In Superior, WI

Demolition crews have started rebuilding the Husky Energy oil refinery that caused a massive explosion in Superior, WI last spring. Despite calls from residents and lawmakers to stop using hydrofluoric acid at the refinery, Husky Energy confirmed…
Woodbury, MN house fire

Woodbury, MN house fire kills one, defeats rescue attempts

A Woodbury, MN house fire has killed the resident of the home after beating back rescue efforts. The blaze happened on the 300 block of Meadow Lane on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The only occupant of the house, Eddie L. Woodson, 66, was killed…
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Arkansas highway explosion kills driver and closes highway

An Arkansas highway explosion killed one person and closed an Arkansas highway on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. A truck carrying ammonium nitrate, a chemical commonly used as fertilizer, exploded on Highway 278 just west of Camden, Arkansas, in…