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Tens of Thousands of Pipeline Miles at Risk of Pegasus-Style Rupture That Spewed Tar Sands Into Arkansas Town


Environment  (tags: Mayflower Arkansas, tar sands oil spill, Exxon Mobil's Pegasus pipeline, manufacturing defect of pipeline, PHMSA, investigation, report, pre-70's pipeline )

Judy
- 509 days ago - commondreams.org
Review of Pegasus pipeline found known 'manufacturing defects' were the likely cause of the Mayflower oil spill.



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Kit B. (276)
Friday August 2, 2013, 5:40 pm

The question here is whether or not the government is going to step in and demand they either shut it down, now and not use it ever again, or completely replace every inch. What a surprise this was, 70 year old pipeline broke and spilled at least 200,000 gallons of oil. Expect more of this.
 
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