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October 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
EPA Urges Standards for Cars Running on Natural Gas: The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the first-ever emission standards for cars, trucks and buses powered by natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas, a move that could help pave the way for expansion of the new market. The limits are nearly identical to standards applied to gasoline, diesel and methanol-fueled vehicles. They would become effective with 1994 models.
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August 18, 1995 | MARLA CONE, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
Mexico City's notorious smog--for years blamed on automobile traffic and factories--is largely caused by millions of household fuel tanks for stoves and heaters that are leaking gases "on a massive scale," California scientists reported today. Liquefied petroleum gas, Mexico's predominant fuel for cooking and heating, is "a large, previously unrecognized source" of the city's smog-causing fumes, according to UC Irvine's renowned atmospheric chemist F.
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NEWS
August 18, 1995 | MARLA CONE, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
Mexico City's notorious smog--for years blamed on automobile traffic and factories--is largely caused by millions of household fuel tanks for stoves and heaters that are leaking gases "on a massive scale," California scientists reported today. Liquefied petroleum gas, Mexico's predominant fuel for cooking and heating, is "a large, previously unrecognized source" of the city's smog-causing fumes, according to UC Irvine's renowned atmospheric chemist F.
NEWS
August 18, 1995 | MARLA CONE, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
Mexico City's notorious smog--for years blamed on automobile traffic and factories--is largely caused by millions of household fuel tanks for stoves and heaters that are leaking gases "on a massive scale," UC Irvine scientists reported today. Liquefied petroleum gas, Mexico's predominant fuel for cooking and heating, is "a large, previously unrecognized source" of the city's smog-causing fumes, according to UCI's renowned atmospheric chemist F.
NEWS
August 18, 1995 | MARLA CONE, TIMES ENVIRONMENTAL WRITER
Mexico City's notorious smog--for years blamed on automobile traffic and factories--is largely caused by millions of household fuel tanks for stoves and heaters that are leaking gases "on a massive scale," UC Irvine scientists reported today. Liquefied petroleum gas, Mexico's predominant fuel for cooking and heating, is "a large, previously unrecognized source" of the city's smog-causing fumes, according to UCI's renowned atmospheric chemist F.
WORLD
July 6, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Explosions at a liquefied petroleum gas station downstairs from a hall where a wedding reception was underway injured nearly 200 people, officials said. The explosions occurred while a tanker was discharging the substance at the station, the Anatolia news agency reported. The exact cause was not known.
NEWS
July 23, 1986 | United Press International
A leaking liquefied petroleum gas pipeline triggered a series of explosions at the Enterprise Products Co. LP storage facility Tuesday that injured 17 people and forced the evacuation of 100 workers, officials said. Automatic water hoses were used to spray the area, cooling tanker trucks and railroad cars at the storage and transportation facility.
NEWS
May 25, 1987
Kuwaiti officials announced that the Persian Gulf sheikdom has controlled a huge blaze at its main oil and gas export complex and that a major salvage operation is under way. They gave no estimate of damage or probable cause. there were no casualties in the fire, which broke out Friday night at a propane gas storage tank at the $1-billion liquefied petroleum gas plant in Ahmadi, 30 miles south of the capital.
NEWS
April 21, 1986
Heavy cranes righted the last of four railroad tank cars that derailed as a Southern Pacific freight train moved through Hawthorne. Two of the cars overturned, but there was no leakage of the liquefied petroleum gas they carried, a railroad dispatcher said. The other two cars, which were empty, left the tracks but stayed upright. Fire trucks and a hazardous materials team stood by during the overnight operation.
WORLD
August 10, 2004 | From Times Wire Reports
Explosions rocked two small tourist hotels and a gas plant in Istanbul, Turkey, killing at least two people and injuring seven in what police said appeared to be terrorist attacks. The two inexpensive hotels often house tourists from former Soviet republics, police said. The fatalities occurred at one of those. Police said the explosions at the liquefied petroleum gas plant and at one of the hotels were preceded by anonymous phone calls.
BUSINESS
October 20, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
EPA Urges Standards for Cars Running on Natural Gas: The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed the first-ever emission standards for cars, trucks and buses powered by natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas, a move that could help pave the way for expansion of the new market. The limits are nearly identical to standards applied to gasoline, diesel and methanol-fueled vehicles. They would become effective with 1994 models.
NEWS
April 9, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Crews worked to choke off flames roaring 50 feet into the air from a gas pipeline ruptured by an explosion that killed one person. The explosion Tuesday at a liquefied petroleum gas storage and pumping facility rocked a rural area about six miles south of Brenham, Tex., killing a 6-year-old boy and injuring 18 other residents, four critically. Investigators said they were checking reports that a remote-control pipeline valve had been moved about three hours before the explosion.
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