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NTSB's Final Report on the San Bruno Explosion


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The remains of a gas line lie on the ground after the explosion September 10, 2010 in San Bruno.
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The remains of a gas line lie on the ground after the explosion September 10, 2010 in San Bruno.

The National Transportation Safety Board is issuing its final report on the PG&E pipeline explosion -- the worst in a decade -- that took the lives of eight people and destroyed 38 homes in San Bruno last year. After reviewing 14,000 pages of public record, the NTSB will reveal its conclusions during a hearing today.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Jackie Speier, U.S. congresswoman (D) representing California's 12th Congressional District
  • Amy Standen, reporter for KQED Public Radio
  • Bill Magoolaghan, San Bruno resident whose house was severely damaged from the pipeline explosion
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle
  • Jerry Hill, member of the California State Assembly (D) representing the 19th District
  • Jim Ruane, mayor of San Bruno
  • Paul Rogers, environment reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and managing editor of Quest, KQED's science and environment series
  • Rick Kuprewicz, pipeline safety expert

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