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US National Transportation Safety Bureau Report: PG&E/San Bruno Natural Gas Explosion

US National Transportation Safety Bureau Report: PG&E/San Bruno Natural Gas Explosion

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National Transportation Safety Board. 2011. Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas
Transmission Pipeline Rupture and Fire, San Bruno, California, September 9, 2010. Pipeline
Accident Report NTSB/PAR-11/01. Washington, DC.

Abstract: On September 9, 2010, about 6:11 p.m. Pacific daylight time, a 30-inch-diameter segment of an intrastate natural gas transmission pipeline known as Line 132, owned and operated by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, ruptured in a residential area in San Bruno, California. The rupture occurred at mile point 39.28 of Line 132, at the intersection of Earl Avenue and Glenview Drive. The rupture
produced a crater about 72 feet long by 26 feet wide. The section of pipe that ruptured, which was about 28 feet long and weighed about 3,000 pounds, was found 100 feet south of the crater. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company estimated that 47.6 million standard cubic feet of natural gas was released. The released natural gas ignited, resulting in a fire that destroyed 38 homes and damaged 70. Eight people were killed, many were injured, and many more were evacuated from the area.
National Transportation Safety Board. 2011. Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural Gas
Transmission Pipeline Rupture and Fire, San Bruno, California, September 9, 2010. Pipeline
Accident Report NTSB/PAR-11/01. Washington, DC.

Abstract: On September 9, 2010, about 6:11 p.m. Pacific daylight time, a 30-inch-diameter segment of an intrastate natural gas transmission pipeline known as Line 132, owned and operated by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, ruptured in a residential area in San Bruno, California. The rupture occurred at mile point 39.28 of Line 132, at the intersection of Earl Avenue and Glenview Drive. The rupture
produced a crater about 72 feet long by 26 feet wide. The section of pipe that ruptured, which was about 28 feet long and weighed about 3,000 pounds, was found 100 feet south of the crater. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company estimated that 47.6 million standard cubic feet of natural gas was released. The released natural gas ignited, resulting in a fire that destroyed 38 homes and damaged 70. Eight people were killed, many were injured, and many more were evacuated from the area.

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Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyNatural Gas Transmission Pipeline Rupture and FireSan Bruno, CaliforniaSeptember 9, 2010
Accident Report
NTSB/PAR-11/01PB2011-916501
NationalTransportationSafety Board
 
NTSB/PAR-11/01PB2011-916501Notation 8275CAdopted August 30, 2011
Pipeline Accident Report
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyNatural Gas Transmission Pipeline Rupture and FireSan Bruno, CaliforniaSeptember 9, 2010
NationalTransportationSafety Board
490 L’Enfant Plaza, S.W.Washington, DC 20594
 
 
National Transportation Safety Board. 2011.
 Pacific Gas and Electric Company Natural GasTransmission Pipeline Rupture and Fire, San Bruno, California, September 9, 2010
. PipelineAccident Report NTSB/PAR-11/01. Washington, DC.Abstract:
On September 9, 2010, about 6:11 p.m. Pacific daylight time, a 30-inch-diameter segment of an intrastate natural gas transmission pipeline known as Line 132, owned and operated by the Pacific Gasand Electric Company, ruptured in a residential area in San Bruno, California. The rupture occurred atmile point 39.28 of Line 132, at the intersection of Earl Avenue and Glenview Drive. The ruptureproduced a crater about 72 feet long by 26 feet wide. The section of pipe that ruptured, which was about28 feet long and weighed about 3,000 pounds, was found 100 feet south of the crater. The Pacific Gas andElectric Company estimated that 47.6 million standard cubic feet of natural gas was released. Thereleased natural gas ignited, resulting in a fire that destroyed 38 homes and damaged 70. Eight peoplewere killed, many were injured, and many more were evacuated from the area.As a result of its investigation of this accident, the National Transportation Safety Board makesrecommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials SafetyAdministration, the governor of the state of California, the California Public Utilities Commission, thePacific Gas and Electric Company, the American Gas Association, and the Interstate Natural GasAssociation of America.
The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent Federal agency dedicated to promoting aviation,railroad, highway, marine, pipeline, and hazardous materials safety. Established in 1967, the agency is mandated byCongress through the Independent Safety Board Act of 1974 to investigate transportation accidents, determine theprobable causes of the accidents, issue safety recommendations, study transportation safety issues, and evaluate thesafety effectiveness of government agencies involved in transportation. The Safety Board makes public its actionsand decisions through accident reports, safety studies, special investigation reports, safety recommendations, andstatistical reviews.Recent publications are available in their entirety on the Internet at <http://www.ntsb.gov>. Other information aboutavailable publications also may be obtained from the website or by contacting:
National Transportation Safety BoardRecords Management Division, CIO-40490 L’Enfant Plaza, SWWashington, DC 20594(800) 877-6799 or (202) 314-6551
 Safety Board publications may be purchased, by individual copy or by subscription, from the National TechnicalInformation Service. To purchase this publication, order report number PB2011-916501 from:
National Technical Information Service5301 Shawnee RoadAlexandria, Virginia 22312(800) 553-6847 or (703) 605-6000
The Independent Safety Board Act, as codified at 49 U.S.C. Section 1154(b), precludes the admission into evidenceor use of Board reports related to an incident or accident in a civil action for damages resulting from a mattermentioned in the report.

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