Through the Looking Glass
Dana Larsen

Pipeline: all oil, and no answers

Posted Monday, December 8, 2014, at 2:25 PM
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  • Well said. I wish the other newspapers in our community and also the radio stations would do the research on this project before just taking the easy way out and interviewing the Dakota Access speaker. Your article was well written and very informative with actual facts. Thanks so much.

    -- Posted by LISS on Mon, Dec 8, 2014, at 9:28 PM
  • The pipeline is made oversee's, purchased from China, manufactured in Korea with no quality-control; multiple layer's internal metal security jackets; sensors for 'blockage hardening and alerting Network Control.' "Metal Crystalizing" over time, then allows 'leakage,' and expands the fractured pipe segment over time.

    When that blockage occurs, since the temperature must be consistent at almost 160* degrees F. to allow liquefaction. When the temperature drops, due to surrounding 'frozen-tundra,' from Iowa cold snaps, it will cause, metal warping; oil hardening,' which forces more and more pressure from pumps to overcome blockages, eventually "popping," the single-thin wall of the pipe. That leakage will be detectable by the incredible "odor," released.

    The Oil Company digs up the bad pipe, replaces it, the 40,000 gallons (estimated) that has leaked will drop deep into aquifer's, transporting leaked highly toxic chemicals for over 150-200 miles depending on what direction the water-sheds flow, into residents, new developments where children bathe finding them and their way into farm animals (pigs, horses, chickens, cattle) and those corn fields draw on.

    Iowa, with some of the richest growing soil on Earth, will become a desert. Property values collapse, gov't become inert and impoverished.

    Sorry, that's a fact.....go study the buried pipe and their reliability. It's not good. No good at all....

    -- Posted by revalation813 on Mon, Dec 8, 2014, at 10:38 PM
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