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Pipeline Safety Tracker » Connecticut

Connecticut

33
Incidents

2
Fatalities

19
Injuries

$18.6M
Property Damages

27
Gas Incidents

6
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the Connecticut Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'87

1987

1 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 100%

'91

1991

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'92

1992

2 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'93

1993

5 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 40%

Excavation Damage : 20%

All Other Causes : 40%

'94

1994

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'96

1996

3 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 33%

All Other Causes : 67%

'98

1998

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'00

2000

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 100%

'01

2001

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'02

2002

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

'03

2003

3 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'04

2004

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 50%

Corrosion : 50%

'05

2005

4 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

'07

2007

2 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 50%

Excavation Damage : 50%

'09

2009

1 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

'11

2011

2 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 50%

All Other Causes : 50%

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The map displays only "significant incidents," defined by PHMSA, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, as those that caused either a death or serious injury, cost more than $50,000, released more than 50 barrels of liquid, or caused a fire or explosion (see the official definition here). It includes incidents through Sept. 28, 2012. Many incidents lack sufficient location data and do not appear on the map.
Source: PHMSA

Date Operator Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Cause
July 13, 1987 Connecticut Light & Power Co 0 1 $0 Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Feb. 6, 1991 Southern Connecticut Gas Co 0 1 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
June 6, 1992 Southern Connecticut Gas Co 0 2 $22.1K Unspecified Incorrect Operation
Nov. 18, 1992 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $221K Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 8, 1993 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $1.44M Miscellaneous Cause
March 20, 1993 Connecticut Natural Gas Corp 0 1 $576K Earth Movement
March 25, 1993 Southern Connecticut Gas Co 0 0 $360K Temperature
June 10, 1993 Southern Connecticut Gas Co 0 0 $144K Third Party Excavation Damage
Sept. 4, 1993 Iroquois Gas Transmission System 0 0 $131K Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 4, 1994 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $494K Temperature
Oct. 15, 1994 Buckeye Partners, Lp 0 0 $2.82M Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 28, 1996 Buckeye Partners, Lp 0 0 $1.29M External Corrosion
Feb. 28, 1996 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $271K Miscellaneous Cause
Dec. 9, 1996 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 1 $271K Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 22, 1998 Connecticut Natural Gas Corp 0 1 $132K Miscellaneous Cause
Jan. 10, 2000 Buckeye Partners, Lp 0 0 $1.32M External Corrosion
Nov. 20, 2001 Connecticut Natural Gas Corp 0 0 $933K Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 13, 2002 Southern Connecticut Gas Co 2 5 $0 Miscellaneous Cause
Aug. 22, 2002 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $122K Unspecified Outside Force Damage
March 11, 2003 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 2 $0 Third Party Excavation Damage
July 9, 2003 Buckeye Partners, Lp 0 0 $258K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 5, 2003 Connecticut Natural Gas Corp 0 2 $120K Third Party Excavation Damage
Feb. 13, 2004 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 1 $0 Temperature
July 11, 2004 Buckeye Partners, Lp 0 0 $2.79M External Corrosion
March 3, 2005 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $235K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation
April 24, 2005 Connecticut Natural Gas Corp 0 0 $293K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
June 14, 2005 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $270K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
Aug. 6, 2005 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $587K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
July 26, 2007 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $302K Third Party Excavation Damage
Oct. 21, 2007 Connecticut Natural Gas Corp 0 1 $272K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
Dec. 22, 2009 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 1 $205K Earth Movement
Feb. 7, 2011 Yankee Gas Services Co 0 0 $502K Miscellaneous Cause
March 14, 2011 Magellan Terminals Holdings, Lp 0 0 $2.23M External Corrosion