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As US oil production soars, so do pipeline accidents

The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California...a spokesman for the Association of Oil Pipelines, an industry lobbying group. Overall...the watchdog group's Weimer.Older oil pipelines have been a factor in some of the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/us-oil-production-soars-so
Guidance sought on oil pipeline in SC

...residents through eminent domain in order to build an oil pipeline.Their question comes as North America's largest...that applied only to natural gas pipelines or oil pipelines as well.If oil pipelines are included, "then why isn't an extension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-21/guidance-sought-oil-pipe
Georgia denies pipeline plan

A controversial tri-state oil pipeline planned to cut through 210 miles of Georgia was blocked in the first step of the state's approval process on Tuesday.Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/georgia-denies-pipeline-plan
Unwise and unwanted

...undertake a $1 billion project?If so, can it be trusted to safely build and operate the 167,000-barrel-a-day oil pipeline through one of the Southeast's most ecologically sensitive and unique regions?If state officials somehow do green-light...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-10/unwise-and-unwanted
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...structure is at this time," he said. Hill said he plans to introduce legislation next year to tighten the requirements on oil pipeline companies seeking eminent domain. As the pipeline law stands, it requires "a showing that the public necessity for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Ga. pipeline practices changed over time

...the Midwest and ultimately to the East Coast were crucial to the war effort.Federal eminent domain authority for oil pipelines expired in 1943, and condemnation rights reverted to the states. It's now governed by a hodgepodge of state laws...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-20/ga-pipeline-practices-change
Pipeline operator takes tough questions from concerned landowners, environmentalists

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Landowners and other residents concerned about a proposed oil pipeline that could follow the Savannah River and cut through both private and public lands in Georgia and South Carolina hurled questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-11/pipeline-operator-takes-tough-quest
Questions in the pipeline

...should, too:Why can't the company follow existing rights of way instead of chewing up more virgin land?Why does an oil pipeline have to parallel the ecologically sensitive Savannah River?How is a pipeline that ends in north Florida supposed to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/questions-pipeline
Defiant Obama vetoes Keystone XL oil pipeline bill

...Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.Obama offered no indication of whether he'll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-24/defiant-obama-vetoes-keystone-xl-oi
Across South Carolina

...signing a letter Thursday asking President Obama not follow through on his threat to veto a bill to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline.AN ENVIRONMENTAL study calling for the runway at the Hilton Head Island Airport to be extended has been approved by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-12/across-south-carolina