Suspected chemical spill was water contamination in the pipeline in the area of Ketchikan, Alaska, Jan

Updated: September 10, 2020

Suspected chemical spill was water contamination in the pipeline in 코인 카지노the area of Ketchikan, Alaska, Jan. 22, 2017 (Photo: Erik S. Lesser, AP)

It’s one of dozens of new incidents of suspected chemical spills by oil and gas pipeline companies across the country.

The EPA has issued a notice of suspected spills, along with guidelines to minimize contamination of drinking water, drinking water sources and food supply. One federal regulation allows companies to dump out-of-stream spills without having to first go through the usual federal pipeline safety inspections.

But even when regulators approve companies for pipeline safety testing and compliance — as has happened with BP — companies can lose access to the water supply if they don’t have proof that the water has been tested and tested for contamination.

As a result, about 30,000 chemicals are stored at oil pipeline refineries across the country as part of an effort to keep up with the changing chemical profile of the oil supply as it is refined.

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In the latest instance, the EPA warned on its website Monday that it is investi더킹 카지노gating whether a company may have improperly dumped out-of-stream spills of hydrofluoric acid and methane from its pipeline to the area of the Gulf Coast oil-industry town of Ketchikan.

Officials there said it’s a “low-volume, low-volume” event and they do not believe it is an intentional dumping of chemicals.

Company spokesman Bill Johnson told the AP that he doesn’t believe that a breach of the pipeline’s wellhead would cause damage.

The Ketchikan바카라 사이트 incident comes in the wake of a series of other similar incidents in which a large number of oil and gas pipeline spills at oil fields have resulted in damage to drinking water supplies and other human health.

For example, the AP reported in April that the Colorado River in the western U.S. used to supply drinking water for 5.3 million people but is now only getting about 1.5 million people that rely on that water, a figure that’s increasing rapidly because of pipeline spills.


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