Nothing is being said of the toxic debris left by pipeline protestors. In
their waste was actual toxins leached into the stream flows. They did more
environmental damage to the land than the pipeline. Go figure.
Just grasping at straws...last-ditch efforts to halt progress towards making
U.S.A, energy independent.
Dream onYou can't stop progress
I have friends in Williston N.D.Most Indian folks are for the
pipeline, and increased employment opportunities. Most of the protesters were
paid to be there.Our media only report a one sided story. Make it
look as if all Indian folks are against it.
If the tribe had made their desires known during the comment period before the
pipeline was built it could have been routed differently with much less
expense.Now a reroute of the pipeline and the resulting delay would
cost hundreds of millions of dollars.Everyone who uses oil needs to
understand that oil use does come with a set of risks. We accept those risks
when we use oil. The Indians who ate objecting unlike the Amish do use oil. So
they like the rest of us need to accept their share of the risk.That
said, of all the ways of transporting oil, pipeline is the safest. This
pipeline crossing the reservoir in question is particularly safe. It will be
double walled and made of thicker steel than the rest of the pipeline. It will
be galvanically protected against rusting. There will be flow sensors on each
side if the resevour to detect a leak should one occur so the flow can be