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Spill Shuts Down Oil Pipeline Running Through NE

(KFOR NEWS  October 31, 20-19)  One the largest oil pipelines in the Midwest was shut down Thursday. The Keystone tar sands pipeline was shut down after a spill in North Dakota, reportedly more than 378,000 gallons. Officials on scene say the spill area was 1,500 feet long by 15 feet wide, some wetlands were affected, but luckily not any sources of drinking water. TransCanda’s Keystone pipeline has had more than a dozen spills since 2010. The crude comes out of Canada and is piped through Nebraska and 6 other states.

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