Yvonne Carts-Powell

How Can Cities Protect Themselves against Gas Explosions?

In energy, technology on May 27, 2014 at 7:34 am

Aerial view of New York City's East Harlem apartment gas explosion, March 12, 2014. Courtesy of Adnan Islam, via Wikimedia Commons.

Aerial view of New York City's East Harlem apartment gas explosion, March 12, 2014. Courtesy of Adnan Islam, via Wikimedia Commons.
I’ve linked to stories about exploding manhole covers (due to underground leaks in sewer or gas pipes), but with the March gas explosion in New York City that killed 8 people, the problem of gas explosions stopped being fodder for funny blog posts.

Scientific American looks into: How Can Cities Protect Themselves against Gas Explosions? .

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