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Belton, S.C., spill a cautionary tale on pipeline safety, advocates say

...system," Ruiz said. The safety measures are a major reason that pipelines are the preferred method of transporting petroleum products, she said. Pipeline safety reviewedAccording to one study published by the Manhattan Institute in June 2013...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-15/belton-sc-spill-cautionary-ta
Georgia officials want Palmetto Pipeline company's appeal dismissed

...courts to find that a benefit to Palmetto's suppliers guarantees a benefit to the consumers who ultimately buy petroleum products, " they write. "GDOT asks, respectfully, what is wrong with this picture?"

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-06/georgia-officials-want-palmet
Hearing set on proposed pipeline

...Savannah area near the pipeline. If constructed, the project will provide the first major pipeline source of refined petroleum products for Savannah and Jacksonville. Currently these products are shipped or trucked into these cities. In a January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-03/hearing-set-proposed-pip
Pipeline operator takes tough questions from concerned landowners, environmentalists

...Carolina and Florida.The pipeline would provide Savannah and Jacksonville with a second major source of refined petroleum products, according to its application with DOT. It would also be a new pipeline source of supply for North Augusta, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-11/pipeline-operator-takes-tough-quest
Kinder Morgan appeals Georgia DOT decision against the Palmetto Pipeline in its certificate of need request

...Attorney General Alan Wilson has not yet issued an opinion.McMurry based his denial on the fact that consumption of petroleum products across all sectors are forecast to remain unchanged over the next 25 years; that fuel consumption in Georgia peaked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-17/kinder-morgan-appeals-georgi
SC now pushing back on proposed Palmetto Pipeline

...the Attorney General's advisory opinion that a petroleum products pipeline company is not a 'pipeline company' under...revenues and safe and efficient transportation of petroleum products that will result in lower prices at the pump and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-15/sc-now-pushing-back-prop
Georgia DOT has until Tuesday to act on pipeline application

...recent statistics, 99.999 percent of crude oil and petroleum product barrels delivered by pipeline reach their destination...Institute, pipelines were responsible for 80 percent of petroleum products spilled between 1998 and 2007.Caley also said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-13/georgia-dot-has-until-tuesday
Route unclear as May 19 deadline nears for DOT to decide whether to grant OK for Palmetto Pipeline

...lack of transparency in the process. "My position is . . . it doesn't look to me like we have a shortage of petroleum products," Hitchens said. "It doesn't look to me like it'll do a whole lot for our area." Burns agreed. "It would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-04/many-question-pipeline-p
Kinder Morgan gas pipeline to expand along Savannah River

...000 barrels a day of refined petroleum products from Baton Rouge, La.; Collins...pipeline source of refined petroleum products. Currently, these markets are only supplied with refined petroleum products via truck or marine transportation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-08/kinder-morgan-gas-pipeline
Consumers enjoying lower energy costs amid rout in prices of fossil fuels

...retail prices for both are down 27 percent.Reason: When oil prices fall, the cost for refiners to turn it into petroleum products and fuels goes down. U.S. refineries have been running at full strength, and big new refineries in Saudi Arabia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-04/consumers-enjoying-lower-e