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Pipeline Safety Tracker » Rhode Island

Rhode Island

11
Incidents

0
Fatalities

7
Injuries

$1.9M
Property Damages

10
Gas Incidents

1
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the Rhode Island Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'87

1987

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 100%

'92

1992

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'93

1993

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'94

1994

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 100%

'96

1996

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'00

2000

2 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'03

2003

1 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

'04

2004

2 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

'09

2009

1 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

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More on this Data

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
June 6, 1987 Providence Gas Co 0 2 $0 External Corrosion
March 16, 1992 Providence Gas Co 0 0 $184K Third Party Excavation Damage
Jan. 20, 1993 Providence Gas Co 0 0 $432K Third Party Excavation Damage
June 23, 1994 Providence Gas Co 0 1 $141K External Corrosion
Nov. 18, 1996 Providence Gas Co 0 0 $339K Third Party Excavation Damage
March 11, 2000 Exxonmobil Pipeline Co 0 0 $127K Miscellaneous Cause
May 18, 2000 Providence Gas Co 0 0 $318K Miscellaneous Cause
Feb. 9, 2003 New England Gas Company 0 0 $120K Earth Movement
Feb. 3, 2004 New England Gas Company 0 2 $21.4K Temperature
Feb. 7, 2004 New England Gas Company 0 0 $119K Temperature
May 9, 2009 New England Gas Company 0 2 $102K Vehicle Not Engaged In Excavation