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Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
Regulators Fault Procedures in Blast at Natural Gas Facility
PLYMOUTH, Wash. (AP) — Federal and state regulators say the main cause of an explosion in 2014 at a southeastern Washington natural gas facility was inadequate procedures that allowed oxygen to remain in the system. A pressure vessel ruptured at the Williams Northwest Pipeline facility in Plymouth, Washington, on March 31, 2014, injuring six employees and causing tens of millions of dollars in dam
Dramatic Blast, Fire Shut Down Interstate 90 Near Moses Lake
Dramatic Blast, Fire Shut Down Interstate 90 Near Moses Lake
MOSES LAKE (AP) — A dramatic fire and explosion that sent a propane tank flying 1,000 feet has burned five buildings at a company that makes plastic tarps to cover haystacks and set fire to 11,000 tons of hay in central Washington state. The blaze closed Interstate 90, the state's main east-to-west freeway, in both directions for about two hours Friday...

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