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Ohio: Pipeline Crews Spill 2 Million Gallons of Drill Fluid

HeadlineApr 21, 2017

In Ohio, state regulators say crews constructing the $4.2 billion Rover Pipeline spilled more than 2 million gallons of drilling fluid at two different sites, fouling wetlands and threatening water quality. The pipeline is being constructed by Energy Transfer Partners, the same company that built the Dakota Access pipeline, which faced months of resistance from the Standing Rock Sioux and members of hundreds of other indigenous tribes and their allies.

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