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Tragic reminder of dangers

July 11, 2013

The derailment of a runaway train in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, tragically reminds us of the inherent dangers of transporting flammable and volatile materials, whether it be by rail, truck, sea or air....

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Jul-11-13 1:46 PM

Good one, JackAaah.

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Jul-11-13 2:02 PM

So, is there a reason why bakken oil is being imported and shipped to Eastern Canada? Could they not have shipped the tar sand crude there cheaper? After all, tar sand is cheaper. But, we will be able ship so much more bakken in the XL??? not. Estimated at 50,000 BPD for ND , maybe.... Our production will be over a million barrels so it will reeeaaaallly help the flow. Well, why not ship bakken to the US and let Canada keep their garbage. We have a glut of oil. Canada is importing the good crude and shipping the ugly crude. Oh, and jack, who is resisting building domestic pipelines the most? If you guessed Big oil, you are right ... for once. The Keystone is a Koch brothers boondoggle.

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Jul-11-13 10:25 PM

I knew one of my posts would someday be used to haunt me (and everyone else on this site).

Boy, am I sorry I wrote it, and I'll be even sorrier as Veritas c/p's it into infinity and beyond.

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Jul-12-13 7:30 PM

Y'know, you're right, DustOff.

Really...what difference does it make?


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