Archive for December, 2016

David Suzuki: The catastrophic effects of oil pipeline spills

David Suzuki: The catastrophic effects of oil pipeline spills   A recent oil pipeline spill leak sent 475,000 litres of oil into Alberta’s Red Deer River. It could have been worse; nothing was being pumped at the time. The company, Plains Midstream, claims the light sour crude may smell bad but poses no risk to humans!  It happened as crews were cleaning a larger spill from last year at another of the company’s pipelines. That one dumped 4.5 million litres […]

Standing Rock Oil PipeLine – Nearby Pipeline Leaks Oil – need Oilzorb

Standing Rock Oil PipeLine – Nearby Pipeline Leaks Oil – need Oilzorb

Oil Pipeline Shut Down After Spill, Just 200 Miles From Standing Rock Oil PipeLine “The significance of Standing Rock Oil PipeLine construction and the potential of disastrous effects it can have the local & the waterways is emphasized by a nearby oil spill via ecowatch.com. Without a local disaster plan where products like Oilzorb  – recyclable Oil Absorbant are on hand to absorb the spilled oil” A six-inch crude oil pipeline operated by Belle Fourche Pipeline Company in western North Dakota was […]

Oil PipeLines Will affect Waterways

Oil PipeLines Will affect Waterways

Oil PipeLines Will affect Waterways   The Impacts of Pipelines Photo credit Amy Johansson / Shutterstock The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) issued a permit to Columbia Gas without providing the necessary information to the public, and did not comply with Clean Water Act or State Law when issuing the permit. MDE issued the permit too quickly, without taking into consideration the health of communities, people, and the environment. The permit issued would impact the waterways in Baltimore City […]