Shale Energy Law Blog
NiSource Reimburses West Virginia Authorities for Pipeline Explosion
January 16, 2013
NiSource Inc. has voluntarily reimbursed West Virginia state and local authorities for costs incurred by its December 11th pipeline explosion in Sissonville. Although there were no fatalities in the incident, which occurred just outside of Charleston, it damaged homes and part of Interstate 77. Most of the $231,000 given by NiSource will go to the Division of Highways. The incident remains under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.