On January 30,2017 a second leak for the seaway pipeline was hit near Dallas by a construction crew causing 600,000 gallons of crude oil to spill. Enbridge is half owner of the seaway pipeline.
In late October 2016 in Cushing Oklahoma the the same seaway pipeline ruptured and leaked reports stated the spill had to be less then 50,000 gallons. The #seawaypipeline runs from Cushing OK. to Freeport Tx.
“The 400,000 barrel per day pipeline, which brings crude from Cushing, Oklahoma, down to the U.S. Gulf Coast, is a joint venture between Enterprise Products Partners LP’s, the operator, and Enbridge Inc. Enterprise was not immediately available to comment.” Stated Reuters
On Tuesday February 7 President Trump got his wish. Army Corp at Standing Rock grants the Easement without an environmental check along with the 14 day wait period. National Guard and Militarized police arrest over 70 water protectors from the Last Child Camp drilling has begun.
“What is happening now is a process, a process that needs to happen to show everyone how unjust the system is, and how it will never
have the people’s well-being in mind as long as it bends to the will of greed of Corporations, hate, anger and prejudice” Prolific The Rapper
Tensions are heating up in the Great Lakes area with Enbridge looking to move forward with pipeline 3 and 5 through Minnesota , Wisconsin and Michigan where the largest oil spill in the US at Kalamazoo causing detrimental damage to humans, water and animals. Enbridge is also planning a revitalization of pipeline 61 and talks of “twin” line pipeline 66 to run parallel.
Many environmentalists and people trying to protect natural resources and pristine lands are preparing while the indigenous keep teaching and forming allies to protect the water and their treaty lands.