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Resource ID: #22051
Subject: Utilities
Source: Star-Telegram (Fort Worth, Texas)
Date: 3/28, 3/31



Dyer reports that 750 miles of faulty gas pipes were installed by a Texas company in the 1970s. Thirty years later, these same gas pipes went unrepaired and eventually exploded, killing five people. Dyer raises questions about why these pipes were installed in the first place and why no one cared enough to fix the problem before it became dangerous.

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