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Cement Weight on Keystone Pipeline May Have Led to Huge Oil Spill


Business  (tags: TransCanada, PHMSA, Keystone Pipeline, Oil Spill, North Dakota, South Dakota )

Judy
- 286 days ago - duluthnewstribune.com
A problem that started during construction of the Keystone pipeline almost 10 years ago may have led to the leak of 210,000 gallons of crude oil in a prairie grass field near the South Dakota-North Dakota border in November.



   

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Animae C (507)
Monday January 1, 2018, 3:53 am
Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

Shared!
TY Judy
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Monday January 1, 2018, 8:00 am
Shared news article over social media to raise and spread awareness.
 

Judy C (91)
Tuesday January 2, 2018, 12:28 am
I remember reading something that a man who had worked on the construction of the Keystone XL had written. He was talking about having seen some shoddy construction work done, and he had predicted that there were bound to be problems. We have more than enough oil infrastructure in this country. As long as we have Trump in office, though, there's no hope on scaling back fossil fuels – that's for sure.
 

Angela J (61)
Tuesday January 2, 2018, 1:20 pm
Thank you.
 

Janet B (0)
Tuesday January 2, 2018, 7:01 pm
Thanks
 

Janis K (126)
Thursday January 4, 2018, 7:27 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Sheryl G (360)
Sunday January 7, 2018, 4:40 am
What irks me is that these companies know of existing issues and still do nothing about it. In fact they have fixed things so they make money if the oil flows or leaks. Even the fines are so minor it is laughable and does nothing to improve things.

There were millions of people going to be affected by this one pipeline directly for their water and water to animals and crops. Where was everyone? Although Standing Rock was impressive, where was everyone on this? Will it take it to be too late before people wake up?
 
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