Standing Rock: Dakota Access Pipeline Leak Technology Can’t Detect All Spills

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Above Photo: The Standing Rock Tribe protested construction of the Dakota Access pipeline near their land. The pipeline was blocked by the Obama administration but then approved after President Trump took office. Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

The Standing Rock Tribe argues in a report that thousands of barrels of oil a day could leak into the Missouri River and not be detected by the company’s equipment.

  • Jon

    Best solution? Repurpose the pipe (which itself is not dangerous) to carrying water from the abundant north to mid continental regions. If water leaks so what?

  • Wacanta

    12,000 barrels =504,000 gallons. In one day. Fuck etp, acoe, and dump!