Aging gas pipe at risk of explosion nationwide

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Aging gas pipe at risk of explosion nationwide

Will we be seeing more oil explosions as our infrastructure ages?

From: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_pipeline_explosion

An ominous theme has emerged from the wreckage of a deadly pipeline explosion in California: There are thousands of pipes just like it nationwide.

Utilities have been under pressure for years to better inspect and replace aging gas pipes — many of them laid years before the suburbs expanded over them and now at risk of leaking or erupting.

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