WSFB Hartford – Eyewitness News video from the day of the accident – 6:20 long video with interviews, dramatic photos, and response efforts.
WSFB Harford – Details emerge about O & G, the contractor building the Kleen Energy Power Plant – 2:20 video with information about the contractor’s safety record (pretty good) and the plant’s power capacity (620 MWe – exactly the same as the threatened Vermont Yankee plant just 90 miles upriver.
Wall Street Journal – The 411 on the Kleen Power Plant and its PE Investor
Depleted Cranium – a first hand account from 15 miles away – Gas Fired Power Plant Exploded (so that’s what that was!)
Energy from Thorium – Fatalities at CT Natural Gas Power Plant Explosion
vtdigger.org (Led by journalists, powered by the public) – It can’t happen here? Deadly power plant explosion on the Connecticut
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New York Times (February 7, 2010) – 5 Dead, Dozens Hurt in Connecticut Power Plant Blast
New York Times (February 8, 2010) – Annotated graphic of plant after accident
New York Times (February 8, 2010) – Investigators to Sift Power Plant Rubble for Evidence of Criminal Negligence
Hartford Courant (February 9, 2010) – Will Energy Plant Explosion Mean Higher Electric Rates?
Middletown Press (February 10, 2010) – Workers pushed hard to get Kleen Energy job done
Hartford Courant (February 13, 2010) (Associated Press) – Certain Safety Codes Didn’t Apply To Middletown Kleen Energy Systems Plant
Hartford Courant (February 19, 2010) – Sixth Middletown Explosion Victim Dies
BusinessWeek (March 2, 2010) – Explosion Investigator Appears Before Lawmakers
Hartford Courant – Pictures – Middletown Plant Explosion
Hartford Courant (April 14, 2010) Middletown Places Lien On Kleen Energy Plant To Recover Expenses
WFSB Hartford (April 25, 2010) – Middletown Explosion Inspires Tougher Standards