09 May '11, 8pm

TransCanada Pipeline Spills 21,000 Gallons of Oil in North Dakota : TreeHugger

TransCanada has said its Keystone I pipeline spilled 500 barrels (21,000 gallons) of oil in North Dakota on Saturday morning. Friends of the Earth says the incident is the 12th spill from the Keystone I pipeline, which is not even a year old. FOE describes more about this weekend's spill: According to eyewitnesses, Saturday's rupture of the Keystone I pipeline sent a six-story high gusher of oil into the air. The spill occurred at a pumping station, but the spray contaminated soil and water in a nearby field before it could be contained. The latest spill brings attention again to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline , currently (and controversially ) under review by the Obama administration. The XL pipeline would carry 900,000 barrels of tar sands oil a day from Canada to Texas. The Keystone I pipeline carries 591,000 barrels a day, and concerns —and opposition —are mounting....

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foe.org 09 May '11, 6pm

For Immediate Release May 9, 2011 Contact: Kelly Trout, 202-222-0722, [email protected] Alex Moore, 202-222-0733, [email protected]

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