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  •  What they didn't tell you is those 1000s of jobs (1+ / 0-)
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    will be in clean-up and habitat restoration when the inevitable pipeline ruptures happen.

    •  Yeah, what could go wrong? (0+ / 0-)

      Thick, heavy bitumen mixed with clay and sand, heated and pumped at high pressure like a huge wad of sandpaper through a long welded steel pipe. I just got the same call, DG. Except for gender, I repeated your answers word for word.

      Now, if only the existing pipeline would fail spectacularly before they get their damned permit!

      Float like a manhole cover, sting like a sash weight! Clean Coal Is A Clinker!

      by JeffW on Sun Sep 11, 2011 at 06:05:19 PM PDT

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    •  They didn't tell me a thing about those jobs (0+ / 0-)

      except that there would thousands of them.  The recorded voice didn't say well paying.  Just that there would be a lot of jobs.  Funny, no study or anything else to back up this claim.  I don't know if they meant in building the pipeline or cleaning up after it was built.

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