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Pipelines Trump Oil Trains

September 2016

The people versus pipeline debate is not a new story. Protesters sit in trees along the pipeline right-of-way and hold hands to form a Red Rover-like wall at construction sites. People will lace up their gloves and step into the ring to protect what they fear is in danger. However, the pipeline industry isn’t some monster under your bed out to destroy everything in its path. The truth is that the pipeline industry’s chief concern is safety and protecting people along with the environment. According to a Fraser Research report, rail transportation is 4.5 times […]