Democracy Now: TransCanada Temporarily Halts Keystone Pipeline

The oil giant TransCanada has temporarily shut down its Keystone pipeline due to apparent “safety issues.” TransCanada told federal officials on Thursday it had halted the massive pipeline, which carries crude from the Alberta tar sands to Illinois and Oklahoma. The shutdown will last at least three days. The news comes as activists in Texas are nearly a month into a blockade against the construction of the new Keystone XL pipeline.


~ by wheresthemic on October 19, 2012.

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