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Republican Politicians Want Government To NOT Work For You — That’s A Problem

November 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

The latest US midterm is over — or nearly over — and Democratic candidates had a record wave of support from voters, but there's still plenty of misunderstanding to clear up. We've gone through decades of misinformation campaigns, gaslighting, and political dystrophy. One blue wave doesn't mean we've got everything in order. One topic I was recently inspired to address is a simple one, but one that seems to skate under the radar of public consciousness

Concerns About Safety Of Pipeline Weights Raised By Regulators Investigating Recent Keystone Oil Spill

December 11th, 2017 | by James Ayre

An investigation into the causes of the recent TransCanada Keystone pipeline oil spill on November 16 has raised serious questions about the widespread use of weights on pipelines, regulators have revealed. To be more specific, a report from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration stated that the recent Keystone oil spill in South Dakota may have been caused by a weight that was put in place during the construction of the pipeline back in

Cleanup Of TransCanada Keystone Oil Spill To Last Several Weeks

November 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

South Dakota's environmental regulator has revealed that the cleanup process for the recent 5,000 barrel oil spill along TransCanada Corp’s Keystone pipeline will probably take several weeks — with the timeline for the restarting of pipeline operation as of right now being up in the air

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