How overreach by Trump administration derailed big pipeline projects

How overreach by Trump administration derailed big pipeline projects

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Refugio State Beach. External corrosion on an oil pipeline was the root cause of a leak that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast. The 2015 oil spill was the state’s largest coastal oil spill in 25 years affecting Santa Barbara County. Photograph: © SAF – Coastal Care

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The demise or delay of several major oil and gas pipelines in recent weeks, including the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, demonstrate how the Trump administration’s zeal for fossil fuel projects and flaunting of environmental laws has backfired and handed key victories to environmentalists…

Read Full Article, Yale E360 (07-15-2020)

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