Spectra Gas Pipeline Explosion Cuts Flows to Eastern U.S.

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A natural gas explosion at a pipeline complex near Greensburg, Pennsylvania, on April 29, 2016.

Photographer: Salem Township Supervisor Kerry Jobe via AP Photo

An explosion and fire on a major Spectra Energy Corp. pipeline that crosses half the U.S. is disrupting natural gas shipments from western Pennsylvania to the Northeast.

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