Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Keystone Pipeline Reactivated at Low Pressure Following Spill in South Dakota

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Keystone Pipeline Reactivated at Low Pressure Following Spill in South Dakota

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Keystone pipeline restarted at low pressure

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Oil is flowing once again through the Keystone pipeline after a leak in South Dakota caused a shutdown that lasted more than a week.

TransCanada says in a news release that the cross-border line was restarted Sunday following permission that was granted by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration in the U.S.

The company says the line will operate at a reduced pressure as part of the plan that was approved to return it to service.

The leak, which was reported April 2, let over 63,000 litres of oil seep into a South Dakota field in Hutchinson County.

The company has said on-site specialists and regulators have not observed any significant environmental impact. …

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