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Enbridge releases statement on Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline incident, Kentucky

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World Pipelines,

During the morning of 1 August 2019, a natural gas pipeline incident occurred on the Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline system near Danville, Kentucky.

“We are deeply saddened that this incident has resulted in a fatality,” said Al Monaco, President and CEO of Enbridge. “I want to express our condolences to the family and loved ones of the person who was lost today and to all who have been affected by this incident.”

Enbridge’s primary concern is for the individuals and families impacted by this incident, and we have a care team on-site providing assistance and support.

The incident occurred on a 30 in. pipeline that forms part of the Texas Eastern natural gas system. The line has been isolated.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is leading the incident investigation. Enbridge is in regular contact with the NTSB in support of the investigation.

Safety remains our number one priority and we will continue to work closely with emergency responders and other local officials.

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