September 18, 2018

USA Today: Senators: Natural gas pressure was 12 times normal level before Massachusetts explosions

The pressure in the natural gas pipelines under three Massachusetts communities  spiked to 12 times their normal level last week, just before the explosions and fires that destroyed dozens of homes and killed an 18-year-old man, according to Sens. Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren.

The Massachusetts Democrats were briefed on the explosions in and around Lawrence by the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating.

Markey and Warren are demanding answers from Columbia Gas and its parent company about the utility's response to the pressure readings.

Read the full article on the USA Today website here.

By:  Gregory Korte
Source: USA Today