Safety group pushes revised fire code for propane storage sites

Click here to enlarge imageUS propane facilities with more than 4,000 gal on site would be required to prepare written fire-safety analyses under a revised Code for Liquefied Petroleum Gas published in April by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).The nation's primary standard for propane safety, the code covers highway, marine, and pipeline transportation of LPG, plus containers, piping, and associated equipment for end users. States and municipalities often adopt NFPA codes into law, according to the National Propane Gas Association. As of mid April, according to NPGA, 25 states had adopted a 1998 version of the code; remaining states had adopted earlier versions (see t...

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