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The pipeline leaked about 5,000 barrels of oil into South Dakota.
The organization that received a State Department contract to write an Environmental Impact Statement on Keystone XL has deep ties to the oil and gas industries — ties they lied about.
Oil pipelines leak constantly. On Sunday a major leak was reported in Arkansas. Keystone XL would carry 9 times more oil than this leak through a water source supplying 30% of U.S. farmland.
A proposed oil pipeline through the American West carries a significant risk of environmental catastrophe.