15 Jul '11, 6pm

Tar sands oil may have flowed through Exxon Silvertip pipeline

For Immediate Release July 15, 2011 Contact: Kelly Trout, 202-222-0722, [email protected] Matthew Cain, 202-222-0751, [email protected] Tar sands oil may have flowed through Exxon Silvertip pipeline Full disclosure from Exxon critical to determining whether tar sands corrosion played role in Yellowstone spill WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. pipeline regulators revealed yesterday that the Exxon pipeline responsible for spilling 42,000 gallons into the Yellowstone River earlier this month may have sometimes carried a heavy and corrosive form of oil from Canada’s tar sands, according to Reuters . If the pipeline did carry tar sands oil, that may have played a role in the pipeline breach. “Exxon must fully disclose what types of oil its broken pipeline carried,” said Alex Moore, dirty fuels campaigner at Friends of the Earth. “Tar sands oil can corrode pipelines more quickly, making it more ...

Full article: http://www.foe.org/tar-sands-oil-may-have-flowed-through-...

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