Monthly Archive: March 2014

Dallas Marks Anniversary of Mayflower Tar Sands Spill

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Last night Tar Sands Blockade and Texas Action Coalition for the Environment held a vigil in downtown Dallas at Pegasus Plaza to mark the one year anniversary of the Mayflower, Arkansas tar sands spill. One year after 210,000 gallons of tar sands spilled from Exxon’s Pegasus Pipeline, residents are still suffering major health complications and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.tarsandsblockade.org/remember_mayflower/

One year after Mayflower Disaster, Exxon Pegasus Pipeline will Restart in Texas This Week

Reposted from Safe Community Alliance ———————————————————————————————- INTERACTIVE MAP of the aging pipeline: View Pegasus Pipeline Southern Segment in a larger map The 205-mile segment of the 20-inch diameter Pegasus Pipeline which runs from Corsicana to Beaumont, Texas was built over 60 years ago, in 1954. Since then, many things have changed. Where once the pipeline …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.tarsandsblockade.org/pegasus_restart/

Report: PHMSA Documents Reveal Abysmal Inspection of Keystone XL Gulf Coast Segment

Update: this report is now available for download as a PDF here. *** Documents recently obtained from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), the federal regulatory agency tasked with overseeing and inspecting millions of miles of pipelines across the US, show that the Keystone XL Gulf Coast Project has not been adequately inspected. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.tarsandsblockade.org/abysmal-inspections/