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Thursday, October 11, 2018

The electricity and gas company FortisBC is asking British Columbians to turn down their thermostats and reduce natural gas use on other appliances following Tuesday's gas line explosion near Prince George.

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That's a drag... it's just getting cold here.

#1 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-10-11 07:14 AM | Reply

That is rough... At least it's not the dead of winter yet.

Enbridge... Heh - there's been a huge dispute with them here in Michigan for over a year about their line 5 that runs under the Mackinaw Bridge. As it turns out the longer it drags on people are right to be concerned about the state of the pipeline. It's old and beyond life expectancy and has apparently NOT been maintained to standards. Like corrosion inhibitor damage that was never reported and not properly taken care of. Now they are talking about putting in a tunnel under the straights of Mackinaw... A sizeable rupture as it is would have a HUGE impact on the Great Lakes.

#2 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2018-10-11 12:38 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Of course there is a "shortage", the gop is in office.

#3 | Posted by fresno500 at 2018-10-11 03:01 PM | Reply

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They are talking about Canada, --------, try to keep up.

#4 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2018-10-11 03:09 PM | Reply

#3
Yeah fres, peer pressure reveals the unobtainable greatness, always around the corner always out of reach always a few thousand dollars away in a nameless, faceless, oderless and tasteless war of reasoned confusion.

#5 | Posted by ajwood at 2018-10-11 06:05 PM | Reply

Looks like the fire was out fast... nice thing about pipelines is you just shut the valve and there's no more fuel. I'm on the upstream side of the block so not big effect for me.

#6 | Posted by REDIAL at 2018-10-11 11:17 PM | Reply

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