Enbridge’s Texas Eastern Transmission Pipeline ‘TETCO’ — site of explosion, August 1, 2019, Lincoln County, Kentucky | GIS mapping & imagery by author.

The Kentucky Enbridge Pipeline Explosion: everyday risk buried in American backyards.

I n the early hours of the first day of August, 2019, an unassuming mobile home park experienced firsthand the nightmare lurking in thousands of everyday backyards across the United States. Located in Lincoln County in the middle of Kentucky, this particular rural development blew up overnight, resulting in one death, multiple injuries and…