Feds: Proposed pipeline rules could have prevented accidents
October 02, 2015 2:00 pm • By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. — New federal rules proposed for pipelines that carry oil and other hazardous liquids could have prevented more than 200 accidents since 2010, including a Michigan rupture that ranks as the costliest onshore spill in U.S. history, federal officials said.
The U.S. Transportation Department proposal announced Thursday covers more than 200,000 miles of hazardous liquids pipelines that crisscross the nation — a network that expanded rapidly over the past decade as domestic oil production increased. For more information click HERE
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