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Enviro-Mich message from anne.woiwode@sfsierra.sierraclub.org
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     In light of the recent gasoline pipe leak and massive spill here in 
     Michigan, this may not be a surprise -- from Environmental News 
     Service
     AW
     
     
     
WEAK PIPELINE SAFETY ENFORCEMENT CLAIMS 22 LIVES EACH YEAR
     
WASHINGTON, DC, June 16, 2000 (ENS) - A new federal report finds that 
pipeline regulators are not enforcing many pipeline safety rules, and 
letting violators slip by with a slap on the wrench. The report released 
Thursday by the investigative branch of Congress warns that inadequate 
regulation may be contributing to the increasing number of pipeline 
accidents each year.
For full text and graphics visit:
http://ens.lycos.com/ens/jun2000/2000L-06-16-07.html
     


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