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    pipelines, as people are starting to figure out, no matter how lucrative it may be.

    LaSala also said that the Quebec rail accident doesn't suggest to her that it's safer to move crude oil through pipelines, rather than rail cars.

    "There's just no safe way to move this stuff," she said.

    LaSala's view was echoed by Judy Berk, a spokeswoman for the Natural Resources Council of Maine.
    "Both rail and pipelines have their drawbacks, which is why we need to wean ourselves off oil," Berk said.

    Why can't we have Medicare-for-all?

    by 1BQ on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 04:02:24 PM PDT

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