Tag: Keystone 1

Farmer: TransCanada Failed to Compensate for Keystone Pipeline Spill on My Land

Thirteen months ago, a welding issue led to a leak in TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in South Dakota. Nearly 17,000 gallons of oil spilled on a family farm between Menno and Freeman. KSFY: “Do you think the $12,000 (easement payment from TransCanada) was worth it?” “No. I’d never do it again,” said South Dakota farmer Galen […]
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Rep. Brad Ashford Letter Asks PHMSA for Independent Soil and Water Testing on TransCanada’s Keystone 1 Pipeline

Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Omaha) sent a letter dated July 6 to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), expressing his concern about the lack of independent soil and water testing being conducted along TransCanada’s Keystone 1 pipeline in Nebraska while the company is digging up huge sections of the pipe […]
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PETITION: Shut TransCanada’s Keystone Down and Investigate Pipeline Integrity

When it was constructed in 2010, TransCanada predicted its Keystone pipeline would leak once every seven years. The pipeline actually leaked *12* times during just its first year of operation. (1) The Keystone pipeline has now experienced more than 30 spills since it launched in 2010 — including the most recent 17,000-gallon tarsands and benzene […]
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