An Atmos Energy worker was slightly hurt late Thursday after natural gas lit off at a line under repair in Farmers Branch, officials said.
An explosion blamed on a gas leak destroyed a Dallas family’s home and injured a woman and her five children. The blast happened after the children’s father had gone to work.
Several ambulances and fire crews responded to a house fire which sent six people to the hospital in Oak Cliff early Tuesday morning.
Dallas negotiated a proposed Atmos Energy rate hike down some $3 million. But did the city get a better deal by negotiating, than it would have by appealing to the Railroad Commission of Texas?
Bucking the trend of other North Texas cities, on Wednesday the Dallas City Council agreed to a rate hike with Atmos Energy — the natural gas supplier. It would boost the average residential bill by $2.08 a month, businesses by roughly $6.
Dozens of local communities are trying to prevent Atmos Energy from raising natural gas rates. But city leaders in Dallas voted in favor of the rate increase on Wednesday.
Dozens of cities are saying no to a request from Atmos Energy to raise monthly gas bills. The increase would add about $2 to the average household bill, but analysts for a group of cities believe that’s more than double what the utility needs.
Natural gas distributor Atmos Energy has launched a nationwide social media safety campaign seeking public photographs of the proper way to mark a site for digging.
A North Texas man has formally cut ties with his attorneys after demanding to represent himself against charges that he tried to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb.
A North Texas man who pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline with a homemade bomb last year in Plano wants to withdraw that plea.
Crews from Atmos Energy were up early Thursday morning working to repair a natural gas leak at a road construction site in Bedford. No evacuations or injuries were reported.
In a preliminary findings into the house explosion, the Texas Railroad Commission cites an Atmos Energy equipment failure as the cause of the house explosion.