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Jasey & McKeon Stress Dangers of Pilgrim Pipeline Proposal After Poplar Pipeline Leak Contaminates Montana Water SupplyAssembly Democrats Fear Albany, N.Y. to Linden, N.J. Parallel Oil Pipelines May Yield Similar Outcome
Assemblywoman Mila Jasey and Assemblyman John McKeon (D-Essex/Morris) reiterated their opposition to the proposal for the Pilgrim Pipeline after a Montana pipeline breached on Saturday, spilling up to 50,000 gallons of crude oil, some of which seeped into the Yellowstone River.
"Presumably, Bridger Pipeline told the people of Montana that this catastrophe was utterly impossible, just like Pilgrim Pipeline has tried to placate us with claims that advanced technology makes pipelines safe," said Jasey. …