Disasters

"As N.J. Pipeline Network Grows, Safety Is Concern"

"With more than 1,500 miles of aging natural gas pipelines already crisscrossing New Jersey, and five new projects to expand the network’s capacity being proposed or recently completed, federal authorities are raising concerns about the safety of such pipelines nationwide, especially in densely populated areas."

Source: Bergen Record, 02/17/2015

Vaccination Debate Flares In GOP Race, Alarming Medical Experts

"Medical experts reacted with alarm Monday as two top contenders for the Republican presidential nomination appeared to question whether child vaccinations should be mandatory — injecting politics into an emotional issue that has taken on new resonance with a recent outbreak of measles in the United States."

Source: Wash Post, 02/03/2015

BP Partner Anadarko Responsible for Oil Spill Fines: Federal Judge

"Anadarko Petroleum Corp., a minority investor in BP's failed Macondo well, is on the hook for federal pollution fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, regardless of whether the company was responsible for the disaster, a federal judge said Monday (Feb. 2)."

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 02/03/2015

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