NTSB recommends safety actions in San Bruno line blast probe

01/17/2011
Nick SnowWashington EditorThe National Transportation Safety Board issued seven safety recommendations, six of them classified as urgent, as a result of its investigation of the Sept. 9, 2010, natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion in San Bruno, Calif., which killed eight people. It also scheduled a hearing for Mar. 1-2 as part of its inquiry."This accident has exposed issues that merit further attention and have implications for the pipeline infrastructure throughout the country," said NTSB Chairwoman Deborah A.P. Hersman. "The hearing will gather additional factual information for the investigation and will also provide the pipeline industry, state, and federal regula...
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