16 Sep '11, 6pm

"A jaw dropping map of all the toxic spills from (US) pipelines since 1990." #p2 #NoXL #oil #climate #AGW

"A jaw dropping map of all the toxic spills from (US) pipelines since 1990." #p2 #NoXL #oil #climate #AGW

Last week, the New York Times published a bombshell of an expose about the government's woefully inadequate program to monitor and ensure the security and safety of American energy pipelines . I’ve spent a lot of time lately investigating the state of North American energy pipelines, and this is by far the best overview I’ve seen of the government’s feckless attempt to oversee the sprawling system and protect the public from spills, leaks, and explosions. Reporters Dan Frosch and Janet Roberts dig into federal government records and safety documents and surface some truly startling findings. Like the fact that there are “still more than 100 significant spills each year.” (“Significant” spills being those that cause a fire, serious injury or death, or release over 2,100 gallons.) Or that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration only requires companies to f...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/america-s-woefully-inadequate-o...

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