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April 26, 2017

The Company Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Just Had 2 Major Spills

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Science Alert – Environmentalists say their "worst fears" have been confirmed, with the company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline getting caught producing two major spills in its latest project, just one month after construction started.

The Rover Pipeline will ultimately carry natural gas across Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, and Canada, crossing three major rivers in its path – but these latest incidents have caused millions of gallons of drilling fluids to flow into Ohio's wetlands.

Read more at Science Alert.