02 Nov '16, 2pm

Alabama governor declares state of emergency after deadly gas pipeline explosion

Alabama governor declares state of emergency after deadly gas pipeline explosion

This isn’t the first incident Colonial Pipeline has faced; as recently as September a pipeline leak spilled an estimated 252,000 to 336,000 gallons of gasoline. The spill was the largest in almost 20 years, and interrupted pipeline operations for 12 days. In his statement on the October explosion, Governor Bentley said the operation the workers were performing at the time of the explosion “was necessary to install a permanent repair required by the previous pipeline rupture.”

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