State lawmakers could consider a bill this session that would require natural gas projects to be reviewed by a certified professional engineer.
Governor Baker says he is recommending the legislation based on the National Transportation Safety Board's safety findings after the September gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley.
The board believes a certified engineer could have found oversights and prevented the emergency that affected Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence on September 13th.
One person was killed and dozens were injured.
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