Natural Gas explosion http://www.kplu.org en LNG Plant Still Not Safe For Investigators http://www.kplu.org/post/lng-plant-still-not-safe-investigators <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/142586069&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>State and federal pipeline safety investigators have not yet been able to access the scene of an explosion and fire at a natural gas facility in southeast Washington. But they are interviewing employees who work at the Williams Northwest Pipeline facility where <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/state-investigate-explosion-liquefied-natural-gas-plant">the accident took place Monday</a>.</p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:19:49 +0000 Austin Jenkins 15581 at http://www.kplu.org State To Investigate Explosion At Liquefied Natural Gas Plant http://www.kplu.org/post/state-investigate-explosion-liquefied-natural-gas-plant <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/142430834&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>State and federal pipeline safety investigators have been dispatched to the site of an explosion and fire at a liquefied natural gas storage facility in southeastern Washington. LNG is natural gas that’s been cooled to a liquid form for easier storage. Five people were injured in the early morning blast Monday, but only one remains hospitalized.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:46:29 +0000 Austin Jenkins 15527 at http://www.kplu.org No injuries in natural gas explosions at Pierce Transit facility http://www.kplu.org/post/no-injuries-natural-gas-explosions-pierce-transit-facility <p><i>Updated 9:07 p.m. </i></p><p>Several explosions rocked a Pierce Transit facility in Lakewood late this afternoon, and officials say they suspect natural gas ignited at a compressor, burning tanks that fuel buses. There were no reports of injuries, and the fire has been extinguished.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 02:42:37 +0000 KPLU News Staff 899 at http://www.kplu.org