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Canadian Diluted Bitumen Study Is a Missed Opportunity

Science & Tech  (tags: biogems, bitumen, corrosivity, diluted, dirty fuels, Kalamazoo, Keystone XL, NSTB, oil sands, PHMSA, tar sands )

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NRDC advocated that regulators "analyze and address potential risks associate with the transport of diluted bitumen at the high temperatures and pressures at which those pipelines operate." However, they chose to use room temperature conditions...

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Russell R (87)
Saturday November 24, 2012, 5:54 pm
Once again, Greed will pave the way. On 01/21/13, Obama will give the go ahead for the XL pipe-job, to cross the 20 foot boundary between the two Countries. The whole 2,000 mile pipeline all depends on the 10 feet controlled by the president

Suzanne L (99)
Sunday November 25, 2012, 8:14 pm
TY Judy. The study is basically useless in predicting risk, of which it sounds like there is quite a lot.

Judy C (97)
Monday November 26, 2012, 4:19 am
The risk is enormous for sure, Suzanne, and the benefits to us in the U.S. are almost nonexistent. I live in Nebraska, so our Ogallala Aquifer and Sand Hills are at risk.

Russell, I hope this thing is not approved. A lot of people are saying it will be, but there are a lot of people opposing it, too. All I can do is hope.

Robert O (12)
Tuesday November 27, 2012, 1:16 am
Thank you Judy.
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