NTSB DETERMINES CAUSE OF PIPELINE BLAST
The National Transportation Safety Board has blamed Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Co. for a Mar. 13, 1990, propane pipeline explosion at North Blenheim, N.Y. The accident killed two persons and injured seven. The pipeline rupture spilled 100,000 bbl of propane, which caught fire and destroyed 14 houses. NTSB said private property dam-ages were $654,000 and Texas Eastern's losses were $3.4 million.