16 Oct '17, 1pm

Rover Pipeline Spills Gasoline into Michigan Wetlands

Pinckney, MI -- On Friday night, it was discovered that the Rover pipeline has been spilling gasoline in an ongoing, days-long discharge into a Pinckney, Michigan wetland. The spill was not reported by Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind this pipeline as well as the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, but by citizens who smelled gasoline in the water. Local groups like Residents Against the ET Rover Pipeline have understood the threat posed by this pipeline from the beginning, and have taken on the responsibility of protecting their drinking water supply. Since beginning construction, Rover has already had more than 100 spills along its route in West Virginia, Ohio, and Michigan. Sierra Club Beyond Dirty Fuels campaign director Kelly Martin issued the following statement in response: “With this spill, along with the dozens of confirmed spill incidents before it,...

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/press-releases/2017/10/rover-pi...

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