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Sunday, April 10, 2011

PG&E's Line 109 also seen as posing safety risks

From SFGate,
The other pipeline that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has long relied on to deliver natural gas up the Peninsula has problems similar to the ruptured line in San Bruno - flawed or missing records and at-risk welds, including 80-year-old technology recognized as prone to earthquake failures, The Chronicle has learned.

Like PG&E transmission Line 132 - the pipe that ruptured and exploded in San Bruno on Sept. 9 - Line 109 runs from Milpitas through the South Bay and Peninsula and up to San Francisco, where it terminates in the Dogpatch neighborhood.
Read more at SFGate

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