“No Safe Pipelines”: TransCanada Admits Keystone Spill Bigger than First Claimed

“No Safe Pipelines”: TransCanada Admits Keystone Spill Bigger than First Claimed

The oil spill that shut down a portion of the Keystone 1 pipeline in South Dakota last weekend is much bigger than initially estimated, TransCanada admitted on Thursday—almost 100 times bigger, in fact.The fossil fuel company said the “potential volume” of the spill in Freeman, discovered by a passerby on Saturday, was about 18,600 gallons, or 400 barrels.

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