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pipeline safety

Unable to deny right of way for new Enbridge pipeline in Michigan, homeowners see their American dream overtaken 'by an invading army' on their property.
The distant rumbling starts about the time David Gallagher pours his first cup of coffee in the...
Sep 16, 2013 | Read More
Jeffrey Wiese, PHMSA's associate administrator for pipeline safety
With 'few tools to work with,' PHMSA's Jeffrey Wiese says he is creating a YouTube channel to persuade industry to voluntarily improve safety.
Jeffrey Wiese, the nation's top oil and gas pipeline safety official, recently strode to a dais...
Sep 11, 2013 | Read More
Canadian pipeline company Enbridge Inc. is replacing its 44-year-old Line 6B though southern...
Sep 8, 2013 | Read More
Spilled oil in a creek in Mayflower, Ark.
Tar sands oil poses no greater risk to pipelines, study says, but is mum on question of its relative danger to humans and the environment when spilled.
Diluted bitumen, a controversial form of heavy Canadian oil, poses no more risks to pipelines than...
Jun 26, 2013 | Read More
Landowner David Whitley stands next to Keystone XL repair site.
Dozens of "anomalies" — dents and welds — in need of repair on southern leg of Keystone XL thrusts controversial pipeline in the spotlight again.
A Canadian company is repairing dozens of defects along the newly laid southern leg of the Keystone...
Jun 5, 2013 | Read More
Rep. Tim Griffin
He wants a pipeline moved out of an Ark. watershed, but thinks a pipeline through the Ogallala aquifer is a good idea. The contradiction grates on critics.
Rep. Tim Griffin, a staunch supporter of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, recently asked...
May 9, 2013 | Read More
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel
Dustin McDaniel is on a mission to resolve the many unanswered questions about the March 29 pipeline rupture. 'The timeline is going to be very important.'
Since launching an investigation into the Mayflower, Ark. oil spill on April 2, state Attorney...
Apr 24, 2013 | Read More
Lake Maumelle
People in Nebraska are asking: If a pipeline that already exists needs to be moved in Arkansas, why route the Keystone through the Ogallala aquifer?
The utility that supplies water to most of central Arkansas has been concerned for years about an...
Apr 9, 2013 | Read More
Enbridge construction of the new 6B pipeline in Michigan, October 2012.
Landowners say their concerns have been ignored and that Enbridge has been aggressive and inconsiderate in acquiring their land.
Michigan regulators agreed last week to allow Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc. to replace a...
Feb 7, 2013 | Read More
Oil spill cleanup on the Yellowstone River, July 2011.
Current guidelines say emergency response must be 'prompt and effective.' New report says that's not good enough.
2/5/13: This story has been updated to include information from PHMSA received after publication....
Feb 5, 2013 | Read More