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Gas Leak May Have Caused House Explosion That Injured 6

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.

08/26/2014

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Plano Attempted Bombing Trial Begins

The trial for the man who admitted to trying to blow up a natural gas pipeline begins today in federal court in Plano.

06/30/2014

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Could Dallas Have Gotten A Better Atmos Deal By Appealing?

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?

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2014

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Dallas Officials Decide Not To Enter Atmos Rate Hike Fight

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.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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Texas Cities Band Together To Fight Atmos Rate Increase

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.

CBSDFW.COM–05/13/2014

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Early Report Finds NRH House Explosion Caused By Gas Leak

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.

CBS 11–01/07/2014

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Construction Crew Hits Gas Line Near Dallas Love Field

ATMOS is on the scene of a gas leak near Dallas Love Field.

01/07/2014

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Alleged Violations Against Atmos Energy After Gainesville Explosion

Last January, Rick Trammell watched the Gainesville house he and his family owned for 20 years explode into a ball of flames. Now, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent Atmos Energy, which operated the natural gas line in question, a letter outlining alleged violations.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

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Crew Rips Out Gas Line, Explosion Rocks House

A construction crew working on a house in Grand Prairie accidentally ripped out the main gas line underneath it; sparking a fire.

06/29/2013

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Error Debits 10x Correct Amount From Atmos Customers

Some customers who have service with Dallas-based Atmos Energy got a big surprise when their bank accounts were charged the amount due — tenfold!

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2013

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I-Team: Automatic Shut-Off Valves Would Make Gas Lines Safer, But Few Exist

After a gas-fueled fire scored a Lake Highlands home, it took more than two hours for Atmos workers to get the gas shut off.

CBS 11–03/06/2013

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CBS 11 I-Team: Pipeline Problems Continue Across North Texas

The CBS 11 I-Team has uncovered hundreds of safety violations regarding the hundreds of miles of natural gas pipelines that run through North Texas. Many of those pipelines run directly underneath our homes and businesses.

02/25/2013

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