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Judge lets pipeline company intervene in lawsuit

Stop the Sabal Trail pipeline early before it gets harder. Making a bad bet shouldn’t guarantee winning by legal judgment at the expense of landowners, methane pollution, and delayed solar deployment.

Gabriel Tynes wrote for Lagniappe yesterday, Pipeline company intervenes in lawsuit against Corps,

A federal judge has allowed pipeline company Plains Southcap to intervene in a lawsuit between Mobile Baykeeper and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, citing a rule of civil procedure permitting non-parties to step in to protect interests “that may be impaired by the disposition of the suit,” particularly those which existing parties “cannot adequately protect.”

Maybe the court should “adequately protect” the local watershed and drinking water supply from this kind of spill or worse: Continue reading Judge lets pipeline company intervene in lawsuit

Gas pipeline explosion evacuates Texas town

And this was only a 10 inch pipeline, unlike the 36 inch one Spectra wants to build through here.

Joe Kemp wrote for New York Daily News today, Small Texas town forced to evacuate after gas pipeline explodes: Officials called for locals to evacuate the small town of Milford after the gas pipeline exploded on Thursday. There were no immediate reports of any injuries.

A small Texas town had to be evacuated after a 10-inch natural gas pipeline exploded on Thursday, officials said.

A construction crew accidentally drilled into the liquified petroleum gas line—operated by Chevron Corp.—before the pipe burst into flames in Milford shortly after 10 a.m., officials said.

All workers were accounted for and no serious injuries were reported.

A raging fire Continue reading Gas pipeline explosion evacuates Texas town