Aging Gas Pipe at Risk of Explosion Nationwide

 Thursday, September 16, 2010

 Insurance Journal

The tragic gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb has shed light on a problem usually kept underground: Communities have expanded over pipes built decades earlier when no one lived there. Utilities have been under pressure for years to better inspect and replace aging gas pipes -- many of them laid years before sprawling communities were erected around them _ that now are at risk of leaking or erupting. But the effort has fallen short.
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