Pipeline Company Responsible For Santa Barbara Oil Spill Had Horrendous Safety Record, But So Does The Entire Industry

http://www.desmogblog.com/2015/05/23/pipeline-company-responsible-santa-barbara-oil-spill-had-horrendous-safety-record-so-does-entire-industry

Plains All American Pipeline, the company responsible for the 9-mile long oil slick polluting the California coast near Santa Barbara, is no stranger to oil spills. The LA Times examined data kept by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and discovered that Plains has been cited for 175 safety and maintenance violations since 2006, and incidents involving the company’s pipes have caused more than $23 million in property damage while spilling more than 688,000 gallons of “hazardous liquid.” Click here for reuse options! Tags: Plains All American PipelinePipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety AdministrationPHMSALA TimesCenter for Biological DiversityCBDpipelineoil spilloiloffshore drillingexxonSanta BarbaraOceanpollution

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