Intel Brief — February 2016

Oily mist surfaces at Porter Ranch gas leak as well pressure drops. Southern California Gas Company announced January 6 that crews began casting demister pads, which contain a mesh screen, to contain an oily mist that has appeared from a methane leak at the company’s Aliso Canyon Storage Facility above Porter Ranch. The utility reported […]

Intelligence Briefing — January 2016

OSHA finds Seaford, Delaware, ice plant failed again to guard machinery, resulting in employee suffering amputation of both legs. Officials from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration reported November 30 that Seaford Ice Inc., in Delaware was cited with one willful, five serious, and three other-than-serious safety violations for failing to protect workers from electrical […]

Intelligence Briefing — October 2015

Fire out at Dominion power plant in Chesapeake. Firefighters battled a 2-alarm fire at the Dominion Virginia Power plant on the Elizabeth River for 3 hours September 1, after titanium tubing inside a 3-story condenser caught fire. Officials believe the cause of the fire began from cutting torches used in the area. ___________________________ SEECO to […]

Intel Brief — September 2015

One dead, thousands without power after storms. A Wood Dale, Illinois official reported August 3 that 1 person was killed and 20 others injured at the annual Prairie Fest after a tent collapsed due to a sudden storm that brought high winds, hail, and rain, August 2. About 17,900 people were without power August 3, […]

Intel Brief — August 2015

City of Topeka leak causes 55,000 gallons of raw sewage to spill into Kansas River. Crews were working to repair and re-route the flow of the pipe after a sanitary sewer main leaked July 21 and caused 55,000 gallons of raw sewage to spill into the Kansas River in northeast Topeka. The cause of the […]