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Town Ravaged By Coal Mine Fire Faces New Infestation

Centralia, Pennsylvania has suffered through underground coal mine fires that caused sinkholes, carbon monoxide plumes and underground temperatures that left it uninhabitable. It's been evacuated and condemned. What else could possibly go

How Safe Are America’s 2.5 Million Miles Of Pipelines?

Map of major natural gas and oil pipelines in the United States. Hazardous liquid lines in red, gas transmission lines in blue. Source: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. By Lena Groeger, ProPublica At 6:11 p.m. on

#Sandy: Day 2

Hurricane Sandy left a trail of destruction in its wake on Tuesday, October 30, as it moved inland after battering the US northeast coastline.