I’ve been asked by many people if the main section of the Keystone XL Pipeline, from Canada to Oklahoma, will be built now that a revised route has been approved both by the state of Nebraska and TransCanada. The new route reportedly will avoid the most ecologically sensitive regions of Nebraska.
In 2010, two pipeliners, Cody Martin and Joseph Wade, founders of Cadillac Coating Company, Blasting Heating Coating (C3 BHC), had a vision of a safer, more effective and environmentally sound way to sand blast pipe welds.
Felling Trailers’ air ramp technology has increased in popularity among several of its trailer models for a couple of reasons. To start, Felling air ramps operate via an air bag system that works off of the same supply as the air brake system.
Denso has just released two new features on their website, new Petrolatum Training videos and On-line Product gallery. The videos focus on the different methods of applying Denso’s petrolatum tapes on straight pipes and irregular surfaces.
On Jan. 22, Governor Dave Heineman of Nebraska approved a revised route of the Keystone XL pipeline through the state of Nebraska. In a letter to President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gov. Heineman said that the new route avoided sensitive lands and aquifers.
On Jan. 3, a natural gas explosion leveled a house in Oklahoma City where about 14 people were evacuated from the area after the explosion; however no one was seriously injured or killed. Several surrounding houses were severely damaged and one home was a total loss.
The time to obtain required federal permits from agencies other than the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for interstate natural gas pipeline projects actually has increased since the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, a law with the stated intent to streamline and expedite federal authorizations for such projects, a new study by the INGAA Foundation finds.
The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is encouraged by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent Memorandum committing to a dialogue with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, NACWA, and other key stakeholders on the financial capability of communities to meet their Clean Water Act (CWA) obligations.