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Maine

4
Incidents

$0
Fatalities

$0
Injuries

$730K
Property Damages

3
Gas Incidents

$1
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

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Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'90

1990

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'03

2003

1 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

'07

2007

2 incidents. Causes:

Material Weld Equipment Failure : 50%

Excavation Damage : 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
Dec. 5, 1990 Northern Utilities Inc (Me) 0 0 $157K Third Party Excavation Damage
May 17, 2003 Portland Pipeline Corp 0 0 $247K Earth Movement
April 6, 2007 Northern Utilities Inc (Me) 0 0 $109K Malfunction Of Control/Relief Equipment
Oct. 1, 2007 Northern Utilities Inc (Me) 0 0 $217K Third Party Excavation Damage