NTSB homes in on cause of deadly Mass. gas explosions
Federal investigators are focusing on whether pipeline construction and equipment failures contributed to a string of gas explosions that destroyed dozens of homes and left a man dead in Massachusetts last week.
Will it end in tears? Enron author examines fracking boom
Halfway through her new book, Bethany McLean offers an epitaph for the late Aubrey McClendon, one of the pioneers of the fracking boom.
Deadly Mass. gas blasts highlight dangers of aging system
A gas explosion yesterday that destroyed dozens of buildings and killed at least one person in Massachusetts came after years of concern about the state's aging pipeline system and amid efforts to upgrade it.
Close House race in Texas could be riding on a hurricane
A little more than a year ago, in the middle of Hurricane Harvey's record-setting rain, the Army Corps of Engineers opened the floodgates at the Addicks and Barker dams on the west side of Houston.
Pipeline in fatal blast had a dime‑sized hole in it
A natural gas pipeline that exploded in Texas, killing a 3-year-old girl, had been leaking gas through a dime-sized hole for some time, records show.