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2011-01-21 18:21:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This afternoon, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) issued the following statement from President Chris Johns on the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) most recent report in its investigation into the September 9, 2010, natural gas pipeline accident in San Bruno, California: "While additional work still lies ahead to reach a final conclusion on what caused the September 9, 2010, tragedy in San Bruno, today's metallurgical...

2011-01-03 18:42:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which is investigating the pipeline accident in San Bruno on September 9, 2010, today issued seven safety recommendations calling on the gas pipeline industry and regulators "to ensure that the records, surveys, and documents for all pipeline systems accurately reflect the pipeline infrastructure as built throughout the United States so that maximum safe operating pressures are accurately...

2010-12-14 17:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today responded to the release by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) of its second interim report on the tragic San Bruno pipeline rupture on September 9, 2010. The report documents NTSB's progress on its meticulous investigation but draws no definitive conclusions as to the cause of the accident. The NTSB report finds no evidence of external corrosion on the ruptured pipe pieces, no...

2010-12-09 10:16:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) today participated in the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) forum on child passenger safety. As a participant on the Aviation Child Passenger Safety panel, AFA-CWA International President Pat Friend reiterated the union's longstanding call for separate seats and restraints for passengers less than two years of age. "As flight attendants, we are required to secure all items in...

2010-11-16 10:33:00

State Laws Governing Seat Belt Enforcement, Teen Licensing, Drunk Driving And Motorcycle Helmet Use on National Priority Safety Agenda WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following today's announcement by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) adding all rider motorcycle helmet laws to its 2010 Most Wanted List of Safety Improvements directed at states, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety calls on Congress to enact federal legislation that will result in all...

2010-10-13 17:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) issued the following statement today from President Chris Johns in response to the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) release of its preliminary report on the pipeline accident in San Bruno, California, on September 9, 2010: "We thank the National Transportation Safety Board for today's release of its preliminary report on the tragedy in San Bruno. Although a final report and a conclusive set of...

2010-09-28 07:55:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20th, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) denied the Federal Aviation Administration's third challenge to an Order requiring reimbursement of attorney fees payable to Air Trek, Inc., a Florida based air ambulance operator, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA") 49 C.F.R. 826. The FAA petitioned the NTSB to reconsider its Opinion and Order dated March 4, 2010, which held that the Administrator "should not have...

2010-08-10 18:11:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the Alaska State Troopers, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board ("NTSB") continue to respond to the crash of a GCI-owned aircraft last night near Dillingham, GCI President and CEO Ron Duncan released the following statement: "This accident claimed the lives of Alaska's great champion, Senator Ted Stevens, and other individuals who distinguished themselves through...

2010-05-18 08:20:00

MT. PLEASANT, S.C., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motley Rice attorney Don Migliori will be present at the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) forum that starts today, Tuesday, May 18, 2010 and ends on Thursday May 20, 2010, to ensure that Italian victims of the August 2009 mid-air collision over the Hudson River are represented and that their concerns regarding the lack of precision and professionalism by the parties responsible for the collision are expressed. Entitled...

2010-05-05 11:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) supported a recommendation by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) for overwater safety equipment to be included on all commercial aircraft, regardless of route. The recommendation was made at this week's NTSB hearing on the probable cause for US Airways Flight 1549's emergency ditching on the Hudson River in 2009. The NTSB Safety Board praised the three flight attendants, represented...


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