Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Another Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline To Fight In Wisconsin

Crews hired by Enbridge Inc. are surveying a 300-mile corridor running the length of Wisconsin for a possible new tar sands pipeline that would be the twin to an underground line whose capacity has quietly eclipsed the projected flow of the Keystone XL project. Activists and landowners say they are worried that digging for a new pipeline would disrupt lives, lead to a repeat of environmental violations committed when the last line was laid, and increase the chances of a devastating spill of heavy crude. A spokeswoman for the Canadian pipeline giant last week said the company has improved its safety practices and said there was no timetable for building a line.

More:  http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/environment/enbridge-mapping-possible-twin-of-major-tar-sands-line-through/article_92474239-5df3-5042-946c-3ffbf528fb09.html

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