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This bill prohibits pipelines (10 inches or more in diameter) from transporting fossil fuels under navigable bodies of water (like lakes, streams, and rivers). Pipelines located underwater threatens water quality and makes it more difficult to stop leaks, as some crude oils sink and do not float. This bill also requires rules to be adopted for special castings, leak detection management systems, and  monitoring and reporting.

One Response to " Prohibiting Pipelines From Crossing Under Streams and Lakes "

  1. […] Keystone XL, as well as to the Standing Rock conflict, Rep. George Kipp (D-Heart Butte), introduced HB 486. This bill would have required a number of safety upgrades to pipelines, including that pipelines […]

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