Tag: oil spill
Oil trains will continue to derail and cause large fires and spills.
"It was a leak of significant proportions, with an impact on the mangroves."
"The time to clean this up was 14 years ago. Taylor Energy has shown nothing but negligence all this time."
“Despite this new business model, Energy Transfer continues to display behavior that indicates a lack of significant changes with regards to the company’s approach to civilian opposition to its pipeline projects."
This is the second pipeline spill to impact an Indiana waterway within the past six months.
Rock Valley acted quickly to shut off water wells following the spill and plans to drain the wells and use rural water until the well water tests safe.
Cleanup is still ongoing. So far, more than 50 large dump trucks full of soil have been removed with more to come.
“That’s a red flag for a company that has an extensive network across the country and is building even more pipelines as we speak in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and other states.”
A final report to show the damage done is due to appear within the next few weeks.
Hundreds of locals have reported health issues including difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting from the smell of fuel and black smoke.