Monday, July 8, 2013

Williams Company Reportedly Knew of Leaks Before Virginia Explosion


WSLS 10 reported that one year before the 2008 Appomattox, VA explosion, federal inspectors issued a Notice of Probable Violation and Proposed Civil Penalty, alleging that five of Williams’ Company devices that apply slight electrical current to the pipes to prevent corrosion were not operating properly. One of those devices was 3.8 miles from the explosion site, the order said. Another was less than 20 miles. Read more...