+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 41
Latest: GWarnock
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 8720
Total Topics: 231
Most Online Today: 1
Most Online Ever: 52
(November 29, 2017, 04:04:44 am)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 0
Total: 0

Author Topic: Pollution  (Read 9389 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

AGelbert

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 8525
  • Location: Colchester, Vermont
    • View Profile
    • Agelbert Truth AND Consequences
Re: Pollution
« Reply #615 on: November 17, 2017, 11:51:50 am »
TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795,000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. said its Keystone pipeline has leaked an estimated 795,000 litres of oil in Marshall County, S.D. just days before Nebraska is set to decide the fate of its Keystone XL pipeline

The company (TSX:TRP) said its crews shut down the Keystone pipeline system early this morning between Hardisty, Alta. to Cushing, Okla, and a line to Patoka, Ill. and that the line is expected to remain shut while it responds to the spill.

The leak, which it said happened about 35 kilometres south of its Ludden pump station on a right-of-way, comes as Nebraska Public Service Commission is set to vote on the Keystone XL project on Nov. 20 to clear the last major regulatory hurdle for the $8 billion project.

Opponents of Keystone XL say the pipeline would pass through the Sandhills, an ecologically fragile region of grass-covered sand dunes, and would cross the land of farmers and ranchers who don’t want it.

“Just days before the Nebraska Public Service Commissions decides on whether to approve Keystone XL we get a painful reminder of why no one wants a pipeline over their water supply,” said Greenpeace campaigner Mike Hudema.

The Sierra Club was also quick to condemn the spill, urging the commission not to vote for the project.

“We’ve always said it’s not a question of whether a pipeline will spill, but when, and today TransCanada is making our case for us,” said campaign director Kelly Martin.

The pipeline would transport oilsands oil from Alberta through Montana and South Dakota to Nebraska, where it would connect with existing pipelines that feed Texas Gulf Coast refineries.

http://business.financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/transcanada-keystone-pipeline-leaks-795000-litres-of-crude-oil-in-south-dakota
Leges         Sine    Moribus     Vanae   
Faith,
if it has not works, is dead, being alone.

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
263 Replies
9017 Views
Last post January 21, 2018, 08:49:08 pm
by AGelbert

+-Recent Topics

Corruption in Government by AGelbert
January 21, 2018, 10:23:01 pm

Fossil Fuels: Degraded Democracy and Profit Over Planet Pollution by AGelbert
January 21, 2018, 08:49:08 pm

Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden by AGelbert
January 21, 2018, 07:07:31 pm

Global Warming is WITH US by AGelbert
January 21, 2018, 06:21:44 pm

Money by AGelbert
January 21, 2018, 05:00:28 pm

Electric Vehicles by AGelbert
January 20, 2018, 05:51:23 pm

Human Life is Fragile but EVERY Life is Valuable by AGelbert
January 20, 2018, 03:34:06 pm

Non-routine News by AGelbert
January 20, 2018, 03:24:24 pm

Digging Down Into the Earth by AGelbert
January 20, 2018, 01:51:42 pm

Ocean Species Habits and Ocean Conservancy by AGelbert
January 19, 2018, 10:38:49 pm

Free Web Hit Counter By CSS HTML Tutorial