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  • All Accounted For After Explosions Rip Through Tavares Gas Plant

    07/30/2013 3:04:11 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 4 replies
    OrlandoSentinel.com ^ | July 30, 2013 | Susan Jacobson,Lauren Ritchie
    Roads near a gas plant in Lake County were littered with twisted pieces of propane canisters early Tuesday, hours after explosions that injured at least seven people and forced the evacuation of residents up to a mile away.
  • Al Qaeda-linked plot to attack passenger train broken up by Canadian,US [Canada creates Terrorists!]

    04/22/2013 3:06:15 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 29 replies
    Fox - non State Media ^ | April 22 2013 | FNS
    Canadian authorities announced Monday they have broken up an Al Qaeda-linked terror plot to attack a passenger train as it crossed over a bridge in the Toronto area. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Monday that two suspects have been arrested on terrorism charges. Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, who live in greater Montreal and Toronto -- were conspiring to carry out an Al Qaeda-supported attack against Via Rail, but posed no immediate threat to the public. "It was definitely in the planning stage but not imminent," RCMP chief superintendent Jennifer Strachan told reporters at a news conference. Read more:...
  • U.S. on alert over Canadians [Islamists] in Algeria

    01/31/2013 6:53:28 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 8 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | January 31, 2013 8:49 PM EST | Reuters
    Signs that Canadian citizens were involved in the attack by hostage-taking Islamist militants on a remote gas plant in Algeria are of great concern to American authorities, U.S. intelligence officials said on Thursday. While Algerian authorities apparently have not yet provided Western governments with cast-iron proof, a senior U.S. intelligence official said: “We’re taking very seriously the reports of the two Canadians’ involvement.” ... Confirmation that Canadian citizens were involved in the attack on the In Amenas facility in the Algerian desert would raise concerns about a worrying nexus between North America and North African militants. At least 38 plant...
  • B.C. pipeline explosion likely terrorism: ex-CSIS official

    10/15/2008 11:31:48 PM PDT · by Robert357 · 22 replies · 1,658+ views
    Canadian Broadcast Corp News website ^ | Oct 16, 2008 | CBC News
    Former CSIS strategist David Harris says a weekend explosion near the town of Dawson Creek in northeastern B.C. fits the description of terrorism, despite police statements to the contrary. Sometime overnight Saturday, someone detonated a large explosion next to the sour gas pipeline about 50 kilometres from the B.C.-Alberta border. The blast did not rupture the pipeline but blew a 1.8-metre crater in the ground, which was discovered by a hunter on Sunday. "How on earth anyone could declare this was not terrorism at this early stage is beyond me. Terrorism is associated with an attempt by threat or actual...
  • Gas plant blast kills 15 in Iran

    06/30/2008 9:24:52 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 15 replies · 257+ views
    xinhuanet.com ^ | 06-30-2008
    Gas plant blast kills 15 in Iran 2008-06-30 TEHRAN, June 30 (Xinhua) -- About 15 people are feared to have lost their lives in an explosion of natural gas tanks in a city west of Tehran, Iran's satellite Press TV said on Monday. The explosion ripped through the Mohammad-Shahr gas processing plant at about 22:00 local time (1930 GMT) Sunday in the city of Karaj, said the report. An undisclosed number of gas tanks blew up on the heels of the initial explosion, adding to the intensity of the blast, Press TV said. The cause of the explosion has not...
  • Mexican Ecologists Protest U.S. Gas Plant on Coast

    12/10/2004 7:10:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 439+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 12/10/04 | Catherine Bremer - Reuters
    ENSENADA, Mexico (Reuters) - For years, Cristina Imana has gazed out from her clifftop porch near the Mexican resort town of Ensenada and watched migrating gray whales roll around with their babies in the glistening surf below. Now, with U.S. oil executives busy laying the foundations for a huge gas import terminal on the shoreline beneath her home, she fears those days are numbered. "It breaks my heart," she said of Sempra Energy's project to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. ChevronTexaco plans an offshore terminal nearby. In a classic spat between big business and environmentalists, major oil companies...
  • At Least 10 Said Killed in Belgium Blast

    07/30/2004 2:02:14 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 457+ views
    Associated Press | July 30, 2004
    BRUSSELS, Belgium - A huge explosion at a gas works near Brussels killed 10 people Friday, authorities said. The explosion in the industrial area of Ghislenghien, about 20 miles southeast of Brussels, was felt several miles away, authorities told Belgian media. Residents were advised to stay indoors with windows shut, but no evacuation was ordered and no evidence of toxic fumes. The cause of the blast wasn't immediately known. The E429 motorway through the area was closed in both directions. Jean-Jacques Perrin, police inspector in nearby Ath, told the Belgian news agency Belga that at least 10 people died...
  • EXPLOSION AT GAS PLANT NEAR WARDA, TEXAS

    04/23/2004 8:32:30 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 70 replies · 171+ views
    Eyewitness | 23 April 2004
    An explosion occurred at a gas processing plant near Warda, Texas (South of Giddings, Texas) around 9:30 a.m. Central Standard Time. No details are yet available and it is not known at this time if there are any casualties.