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The city does not pull any of their drinking water out of the reservoir, it all comes from wells. And we had some concerns about the last time we had a spill with the drinking water that was a concern. It wasn't a concern then and it's not a concern now," said Albany Sewer System Superintendent Jeff Hughes.
Saskatchewan prosecutors are “wrapping up” the probe to determine whether Husky Energy Inc. will face charges following the 2016 pipeline spill in the North Saskatchewan River, according to the province's environment minister. The provincial government turned its report on the 225,000-litre spill over to ...

WASHINGTON—Marathon Pipe Line, a unit of Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC), has agreed to pay $335,000 in federal, state and civil penalties to resolve Clean Water Act violations stemming from a 2016 spill in the Wabash River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on March 22.
Today is the third day of clean-up efforts in Posey County after a diesel fuel spill in Big Creek. A Marathon spokesperson says they have found the source of the leak on a pipeline that dumped 42,000 gallons of fuel into the creek. He says recovery efforts are ongoing. Local environmental groups say those ...
Forty-two thousand gallons of diesel spilled from a Marathon Petroleum Corporation pipeline into Big Creek in Posey Creek, Indiana before the leak was ... In 2016, Undark reported that there had been more than 1,300 crude oil spills from pipelines in the U.S. since 2010, averaging one every other day.
... put forward Senate Bill 163 in the wake of November's 210,000-gallon crude oil leak from TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline – South Dakota's largest Keystone oil spill to date – three miles southeast of Amherst. SB 163 failed in committee, as did two other 2018 measures seeking to regulate pipelines.

Roughly 1,000 barrels or 42,000 gallons of diesel have spilled from a Marathon Petroleum pipeline in southwest Indiana, and is currently affecting Big Creek near Solitude, Ind. The agencies on scene were working Wednesday to determine a more precise measure, according to on-scene coordinator Kevin ...
However, the technical analysis prepared by the tribe charges that current remote-detection systems "cannot detect leaks that are less than 2 percent of the full pipeline flow rate." That sort of leak, assuming a pipeline production rate of 600,000 bbs (barrels of oil) per day, could amount to 12,000 bbs/day of ...
The tribe also questioned the company's worst-case spill estimate and faulted Energy Transfer Partners for failing to provide a detailed emergency ... The leak detection system used by Energy Transfer Partners can't detect leaks that are less than 2 percent of the full pipeline flow rate, according to the report ...
The North Dakota Department of Health is responding to a pipeline leak that spilled about 200 barrels, or 8,400 gallons, of produced water in Divide County. USG Bakken Midstream, an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources, reported the spill that was discovered Sunday about 3 miles north of Fortuna in far ...
People from two indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon who live close to the country's longest oil pipeline have mercury, cadmium and lead in their bodies at concentrations that could be harmful to their health. This was the conclusion of a study carried out jointly by the Barcelona Institute for ...
OLYMPIA — A bill that would tax oil in pipelines to fund oil spill prevention planning passed out of a state Senate committee —but only after a proposed tax hike was dropped. The legislation, SB 6269, would levy taxes on oil transported in Washington state, including oil that travels by pipeline, to fund oil ...
The pipeline route stretches across 17 counties in southern Pennsylvania. The agency said Thursday that Sunoco has developed revised operations plans that lay out how the company will implement new controls to ensure it meets permit conditions and minimizes spills going forward. DEP has signed off ...
ConEd was able to apply cutting-edge spatial analytics and methane sensors fitted to the mapping cars to spot hard-to-detect leaks. Repairing and replacing leak-prone pipelines has become a top priority of utilities and state regulators, according to EDF, which has an ongoing national campaign. ConEd ...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Crestwood Equity Partners has paid a $49,000 fine to the Environmental Protection Agency for a pipeline leak in 2014 that spilled 1 million gallons of produced water on the Fort Berthold Reservation in northwestern North Dakota and contaminated Lake Sakakawea. The EPA also ...
Crestwood Equity Partners paid this week a $49,000 fine to the Environmental Protection Agency for a pipeline leak that spilled 1 million gallons of produced ... is not involved with the Crestwood spill because it's on Fort Berthold, but the agency is overseeing cleanup of other major produced water spills.
Horizontal directional drilling work to lay the pipe beneath highways and rivers was temporarily halted in the wake of the major April spill, but work was allowed to resume in December. Energy Transfer Partners said it is continuing to follow a plan approved by the federal government and the state EPA, ...

Amid spills from the Rover and Keystone pipelines, among others, FERC recently announced plans to review its pipeline policies for the first time since 1999. The state has sued Rover for $2.3 million over the cleanup costs from the first spill, after the pipeline's owners refused to pay state fines. There's no ...
A bill that would tax oil in pipelines to fund oil spill prevention planning passed out of a state Senate committee — but only after a proposed tax hike was dropped. The legislation, SB 6269, would levy taxes on oil transported in Washington state, including oil that travels by pipeline, to fund oil spill prevention ...
Cassie Steiner, PR and Outreach Associate for the John Muir chapter of the Sierra Club said that the spill, “represents the concerns that we have with the pipelines. No matter the safety measures that the companies state they can put on these pipelines, they are still at risk to spill. And the spill in South ...
Preliminary investigation of big Keystone spill raises red flag about weights used to anchor pipelines ... CALGARY, Alberta • A U.S. regulator's preliminary investigation into the biggest oil pipeline spill this year has raised a red flag that could trigger an ... The 5,000-barrel leak on TransCanada Corp.
... how safe their new pipelines will be: they'll hardly ever leak, the leaks will be small, our detection technology will catch spills as soon as they happen! The beleaguered Keystone tar sands pipeline pipeline with its alarming history of spills, provides a far more truthful view of reality. When the Pipeline and ...
He cited in part the spill of 210,000 gallons of oil from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota last month. He ordered the environmental impact study in June. "Although the court is not suggesting that a similar leak is imminent at Lake Oahe, the fact remains that there is an inherent risk with any pipeline," ...
He noted that all three recent spills in Ashland County are near the location that a 50,000 gallon spill occurred in April. Drilling fluids were ...
Keystone XL oil pipeline will go ahead despite last week's spill ... On Thursday morning, the Keystone pipeline sprang a leak near Amherst, South Dakota. It spilled 5,000 ... Tar sands produce some of the lowest grade oil in the world: it is so thick and goopy, it has to be diluted to move through pipelines.
Just last week, 5,000 barrels — or 210,000 gallons — of crude oil spewed out of the ruptured Keystone pipeline, a sister project, onto the earth in rural South Dakota. It was the worst breach yet of this particular line, confirming the fears of those who oppose large crude oil and natural gas lines. Pipelines are ...
Keystone pipeline oil spill could be worse than we thought ... An oil spill in South Dakota that leaked thousands of gallons of highly polluting oil could damage the ... Because it's so thick, leaks can be difficult to detect. If the oil ...
Updated at 8 p.m. ET. TransCanada, the company that owns and operates the Keystone Pipeline, says that an estimated 210,000 gallons, or 5,000 barrels, of oil have spilled near the small town of Amherst, S.D.. The cause of the leak is under investigation, according to the company's website. TransCanada ...
This is the largest Keystone oil spill to date in South Dakota, Walsh said. The leak comes just days before Nebraska officials announce a decision on ... TransCanada to build Keystone XL is a thumbs-up to likely spills in the future." ... with other hazardous materials to allow it to be transported in pipelines.
LACKAWAXEN TWP. - Following the breach of a pipe during an upgrade to the Tennessee Gas Pipeline October 4, some Fawn Lake residents ...
DENVER — Tiny holes or faulty parts could be the reason that about 430 oil or gas pipelines in Colorado failed a leak-detection test after a fatal ...
Those spills are just two of 11 outlined in the lawsuit. Rover is ... At the time of the Mifflin Township spill, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency ...
Santa Barbara Filmmaker Creates 2015 Refugio Oil Spill ... Osherenko wants to increase attention around the use of fossil fuels and pipeline spills, citing ... new pipelines and fighting to make old ones safer,” Osherenko said.
DeWine sues Rover over pipeline construction spills .... while building the pipeline, including a spill into “pristine” wetlands in Stark County near ...
The pipeline, operated by LLOG Exploration at its Delta House well site, was secured upon discovery of the leak. The spill is still not expected ...
UPDATE 1-Centurion oil pipeline spills in Oklahoma after struck by ... hit the 70,000 barrel-per-day line causing an oil spill, the operator said.
The latest spills add to a track record of leaks and other incidents ... Today's leak adds to the proof, which was already abundantly clear, that ...
But when a natural gas pipeline busts, it can be far worse because of the volatility of the fuel, which is made up mostly of methane. Leaked ... (Note: It does not include the massive Aliso Canyon methane leak of a couple years ago because natural gas storage sites are not under the PHMSA's jurisdiction.).
The leak, which spilled an estimated 5,000 barrels, or 210,000 gallons, of crude oil, was the third major spill from the pipeline in or near South Dakota since ... "I'm anxious about the future operation of the pipe and the potential for future leaks," Gary Hanson, vice chairman of the South Dakota Public Utilities ...
On the other side of the ledger, an oil spill in Burrard Inlet would put ... pipeline in South Dakota, the latest of several major pipeline spills in recent years in Canada and the U.S. Two in Saskatchewan from pipelines operated ...
Cleanup underway after pipeline leak in northern Alberta, swamp area ... indicates the spill is the largest of three pipeline leaks the company ...
The leak was detected Monday at a pipeline owned by ... the AER website indicates the spill is the largest of three pipeline leaks the company ...
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — State oil and gas regulators have fined a pipeline operator more than $65,000 after an oil spill contaminated ...
The largest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster apparently occurred nearly three weeks ago — only to ...
The company that owns the defunct pipelines, Dynegy, recently contracted with Maritime Logistics and its work boat M/V Surveyor to remove ...
The spill occurred on a segment of pipeline that was scheduled to be ... That's the same fiberglass-reinforced material tied to two of the largest brine spills in North Dakota history, ... of pipelines, said Kevin Connors, the department's pipeline program .... Air monitored after ammonia leak in Texas supply line.
Workers dismantle the charred remains of a house destroyed by an explosion triggered by natural gas in Firestone. Colorado regulators say ...
DENVER — Tiny holes or faulty parts could be the reason that about 430 oil or gas pipelines in Colorado failed a leak-detection test after a fatal ...
Tioga oil pipeline spill cleanup nearing milestone after 4 years, but work .... The North Dakota Public Service Commission, which approves oil transmission pipelines, ... importance of technology to prevent spills and detect leaks sooner. ... learned that leak detection is really invaluable,” Patty Jensen said.
New Zealand Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern said 'Whether it was a pipeline or additional storage I think everyone agrees to be in this position ...


 

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