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The cause is still uncertain, but fire officials said that it began with an explosion in a building, and then a natural gas pipeline ruptured, which sent shrapnel into a “huge” storage tank, leading to a risk of explosion.
The global potential of tidal and wave power is tremendous, and major projects are underway worldwide. On the coast of California, two companies vying for a shuttered natural gas plant's transmission lines offer the latest indication of an industry coming of age.