By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - One person was injured and another was missing after an explosion and fire on Tuesday at a natural gas well owned by Chevron Corp in southwestern Pennsylvania, a company spokesman said. The blast occurred around 6:45 a.m. local time at Chevron Appalachia's Lanco 7H well in Dunkard Township, about 50 miles south of Pittsburgh. "One employee of a contractor is currently unaccounted for and another contractor employee was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and has since been released," Chevron spokesman Kent Robertson said in an email. The Lanco well pad has three natural gas wells.
Attorney General Eric Holder called on a group of states Tuesday to restore voting rights to ex-felons, part of a push to fix what he sees as flaws in the criminal justice system that have a disparate impact on racial minorities.
After falling behind in the first half because of Tennessee’s strong shooting, the No. 3 Florida Gators stepped up their defense down the stretch and won 67-58 in a Southeastern Conference basketball game.