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Is the state doing enough to monitor crude oil pipelines?

  1. Yes
  2. It's getting better
  3. No
  4. Never will
 
 
 
 
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EarlyBird

Nov-05-13 7:26 AM

Yeah a lightning strike is an act of God so they will blame God for it I guess.

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locomotive

Nov-04-13 10:39 PM

EarlyBird, at last report, they're sticking with the lightning strike, and they're operating the pipeline again.

Maybe more breaking news later?

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EarlyBird

Nov-04-13 8:09 AM

I was referring to the lightning strike, did you people know a lightning strike is approximately 53,540 degrees Fahrenheit? With any life experience at all you would know oil is combustive at a much lower temp, oil becomes combustible at 3,902 °F, and 3,632 °F for natural gas.

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EarlyBird

Nov-04-13 7:18 AM

It's just a test to see how gullible people have become. Gullible=1 People=0

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locomotive

Nov-02-13 9:10 PM

Sure, there might be yet more to hear about this: lightning strike, negligence, too big to fail, greed, the sky's the limit.

But I haven't read much more than lightning strike, so speculating would be a waste of time.

This was big enough to get LOTS of attention: those whose job it was to "monitor" and any other interested party, governmental authority, etc.

It happened. Clean it up. Do it better.

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locomotive

Nov-02-13 9:06 PM

Nice speculation there, Legend. I chose not to speculate, but instead tell what others reported.

Do you have a source for your theories?

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locomotive

Nov-02-13 9:05 PM

PJinfinity and willgrr, your deflection technique is not working. What does Michele Bachmann have to do with monitoring crude oil pipelines?

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locomotive

Nov-02-13 12:43 PM

mules, kudos for your post about lightning rods. There's always lots happening out here on the prairie. One has to be prepared for anything. Betcha L-rods will again become fashionable very soon.

Did the libs here miss the news story about that lightning strike that left a quarter-inch hole in the pipeline?

MUCH easier to keep up with mainstay diatribes, I suppose....

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locomotive

Nov-02-13 12:38 PM

PJ14 (which should stand for prunejuice14xday), your hating on NoDaks is so tiresome. Find another hobby. Please.

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muleskinner

Nov-02-13 10:51 AM

PJ 14 year old, spare us your sohistry and your sophomoric nonsense.

Ya stupid moron.

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muleskinner

Nov-02-13 10:50 AM

The Oil Spill Crisis is one that need not go to waste.

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socialismsucks

Nov-02-13 10:28 AM

by the time oblamer is finished, all risk of any kind will be eliminated by Him and the world will heal. then everything will be riskfree and supplied at no cost. we just need to give the Messiah time. Why, just on friday He decided to stop "global warming" all on His own with one more executive order. As it should be.

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muleskinner

Nov-02-13 9:07 AM

If it was a lightening strike that caused the rupture in the pipeline, it is a good idea to add lightening rods.

If you have never heard of them, now you have.

Any old grain elevator in North Dakota had braided copper lightening rods at the top of the very top of the building. Keeps the elevator from burning down to the ground when struck by lightening.

Lightening rods do work.

Time for the oil industry to get a clue.

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EarlyBird

Nov-02-13 9:00 AM

It's not the States job to monitor pipelines, it's the States job to monitor the people who are monitoring the pipelines.

It's obvious somebody wasn't monitoring the fluid levels and pressures.

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OldCat

Nov-02-13 8:08 AM

Ounce of prevention -pound of cure--but at what cost? Greeed rules

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