From: Huff Post Green
It'd be easy to discount the Senate vote over the Keystone XL pipeline as mere political theater but that'd be a mistake.
Build Keystone XL and you build on a long and disastrous history of pipelines in America.
A new analysis of federal records reveals that in just the past year and four months, there have been 372 oil and gas pipeline leaks, spills and other incidents, leading to 20 deaths, 117 injuries and more than $256 million in damages. MORE