An explosion from the much larger proposed Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline could be much worse. And remember, much of this toxic fossil fuel pushing through leaking veins throughout the country is for export to other countries, to profit a few companies at locals’ expense. Maybe you’d like to come to Leesburg, GA to say a few words about that.
ABC 13 Eyewitness News wrote 26 June 2014, Gas line explosion sends 150-foot flames up in air,
EAST BERNARD, TX (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating an gas explosion near a compressor plant just west of East Bernard in Wharton County.
It happened at FM 1164 just south of Highway 59.
According to the Office of Emergency Management, a gas line adjacent to the Kinder Morgan compressor plant blew out, destroying the roadway and catching a nearby truck on fire. Flames as has as 150 feet were shooting out of the blaze.
One person suffered a minor injury and was transported to Oak Bend Hospital in stable condition.Continue reading 150-foot flames from methane pipeline explosion in east Texas 2014-06-26