Saturday, November 26, 2016

List of Pipeline Accidents In the United States and Around the World

We humans need to wake up and create new stories to believe 
and live by, stories which are life affirming rather than 
rooted in violence, greed, death, and destruction. 
Another world is possible.
Bless us all ~ Molly

List of accidents in the United States:
From 1994 through 2013, the U.S. had 745 serious incidents with gas distribution, causing 278 fatalities and 1059 injuries, with $110,658,083 in property damage.[37]
From 1994 through 2013, there were an additional 110 serious incidents with gas transmission, resulting in 41 fatalities, 195 injuries, and $448,900,333 in property damage.[38]
From 1994 through 2013, there were an additional 941 serious incidents with gas all system type, resulting in 363 fatalities, 1392 injuries, and $823,970,000 in property damage.[39]
A recent Wall Street Journal review found that there were 1,400 pipeline spills and accidents in the U.S. 2010-2013. According to the Journal review, four in every five pipeline accidents are discovered by local residents, not the companies that own the pipelines.[40][41]

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