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Scientists Present Facts About Pipeline Safety and Spills

Friday, March 17, 2017  
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By Nebraska TV

With debate over the Keystone XL pipeline heating up, scientists are trying to share facts about pipeline safety.

Nebraska Extension has a new publication focused on pipelines. The authors point out there are already more than 100,000 miles of transmission pipeline in the state.

Called "Assessing Petroleum Pipelines – Facts and Safety", the document can be downloaded from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln website.

It was written by geoscientists Steven Sibray of Scottsbluff, and Douglas Hallum, a hydrogeologist in North Platte.

According to the university, the publication is trying to provide facts, and does not take sides.

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