Trains or Pipelines?

westwall

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Pipelines are by far the safest way to transport liquids. Accidents will happen, but the damage is localized.
 

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A no-brainer..

Pipelines.

I mean, who doesn't enjoy laying some pipe?



:uhh:
 

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To the Left, the issue is not about transportation safety. It is about creating a bargaining chip which can be traded for some unrelated item on their political agenda.
 

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Pipeline, the world's greatest lover!

Think the Italian pronunciation (PIP-uh-lee-nee) when you read the headline from The Rome Daily News:

Pipeline laid coast-to-coast!
 

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I'm not the first person to postulate that all these train wrecks might be a very convenient argument for promoting the pipeline.

Gotta love the amature nature of the timing. If you're going to pull a stunt, go big or go home as they say..
 

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Something like this makes you wonder. Another train also derailed outside of Ontario, Canada. Reports indicate that many times more oil is being shipped to ports for sale overseas – the US and Canada lack enough refining capacity to deal with a lot of it.
As long as we first serve N. American demand, our export oil is an excellent political and economic tool with which to influence the global supply (and price) and foreign producers (like Russia, Venezuela and Iran). We must expand our refining capacity and use our technological expertise to minimize the negative ecological impact but the already listed positives - not to mention the economic impact here - makes our oil production too good to pass up.
 

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At least one (if not all) of those recent train shipments contained crude oil from the Bakken region in the U.S. The Keystone XL pipeline would have served this market.
That is a fucking fact.
 

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