NY Times: Oil Companies Operating on ‘Honor System’ When It Comes to Pipeline Safety

September 10, 2011 by  
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Photo via: TarSandsAction Flickr CC. Yesterday I posted about Randy Thompson , a Nebraska landowner who is fighting back against TransCanada and its plan to build the Keystone XL pipeline through his property and over the Ogallala aquifer. All along TransCanada and the pipeline’s supporters have asked us to believe that because it has an incentive to prevent oil spills, TransCanada should be entrusted with the right to build the pipeline. After all, even if it slips up, the federal government’s regulators will be watchi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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NY Times: Oil Companies Operating on ‘Honor System’ When It Comes to Pipeline Safety

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