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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:23 PM

Pipelines Explained: How Safe are America’s 2.5 Million Miles of Pipelines?


At 6:11 p.m. on September 6, 2011, San Bruno, Calif. 911 received an urgent call. A gas station had just exploded and a fire with flames reaching 300 feet was raging through the neighborhood. The explosion was so large that residents suspected an airplane crash. But the real culprit was found underground: a ruptured pipeline spewing natural gas caused a blast that left behind a 72 foot long crater, killed eight people, and injured more than fifty.

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yortsed snacilbuper Nov 2012 OP
MisterScruffles Nov 2012 #1

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Fri Nov 16, 2012, 04:17 AM

1. Not at all

 

Thankfully, most people with the knowledge to use this to really hurt America would prefer a targeted assassination.

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