Dakota Access pipeline has first leak before pipeline is fully operational

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/10/dakota-access-pipeline-first-oil-leak

Leak raises fresh concerns about hazards to waterways and outraged indigenous groups, who have long warned that the project poses a threat to the environment. The Dakota Access pipeline has suffered its first leak, outraging indigenous groups who have long warned that the project poses a threat to the environment. The $3.8bn oil pipeline, which sparked international protests last year and is not yet fully operational, spilled 84 gallons of crude oil at a South Dakota pump station, according to government regulators. Continue reading…

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