22 Sep '13, 9pm

TransCanada Whistleblower Evan Vokes Details Lack of Confidence in Keystone XL

TransCanada Whistleblower Evan Vokes Details Lack of Confidence in Keystone XL

In the United States, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) has Vokes’ evidence and a mounting pile of reports that detail incidents on the Bison and Keystone 1 pipelines, in addition to anomalies (the industry's term for defects) found in the newly built southern route of Keystone XL. TransCanada insists these problems are routine and that they have taken corrective measures. Although TransCanada is fixing mistakes in the field, such defects point to systemic quality control issues. For example, on October 17, 2012, during a mandatory test of Keystone 1, inspectors found a problem serious enough to force TransCanada to take the line out of production for almost a week. TransCanada released a statement describing the problem as a small anomaly . But that claim has not been proven, and there are rumors that a large portion of the pipeline had to...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/2013/09/22/transcanada-whistleb...

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