Exxon Mobil Pipeline Leaks 80,000 gallons of Crude Oil in Rural Louisiana

May 2, 2012 by  
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Oil Pipeline Image from Shutterstock An Exxon Mobil pipeline serving the nation’s third-largest refinery ‘failed’ over the weekend, spilling 80,000 gallons (1,900 barrels) of crude oil into land in near Torbert, in rural Pointe Coupee Parish in Louisiana. The discovery was made after Exxon Mobil workers closed the 22-inch, 160,000 barrel per day pipeline following a reported loss of pressure. As Exxon Mobil places “focus on clean up of the spill,” the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is monitoring the pipeline and Exxon’s efforts to repair and reopen the artery. This most recent spill has drawn attention back to Exxon Mobil’s rocky record regarding pipeline safety in a state that has tens of thousands of miles of pipeline , including around 3,450 miles of pipeline transporting crude oil. Read the rest of Exxon Mobil Pipeline Leaks 80,000 gallons of Crude Oil in Rural Louisiana Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: crude oil , exxon mobil , gulf coast oil , gulf of mexico oil , gulf restoration network , louisiana environment , louisiana oil , national wildlife federation , Oil environment , oil industry , oil leak , oil pipeline , oil pollution , oil spill , pipeline and hazardous materials , pointe coupee parish , sara grossman

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Buenos Aires’ Newly Opened ‘Picnic’ Is the City’s First Vegan Fast Food Restaurant

May 2, 2012 by  
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