Scientists Present Facts About Pipeline Safety and Spills
Friday, March 17, 2017
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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