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Pipeline Woes

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Pipeline Woes

Pipeline Woes

Pipeline Woes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A plan to run gasoline 700 miles across the state of Texas has residents there concerned. Proponents want to use an existing pipeline, built in 1949, that once carried crude oil across the state. They say once some work is done on the line, the gasoline can be delivered safely. But as Janet Heimlich reports from Austin, the pipe runs through areas that are now densely populated, and in the last few years, pipelines carrying gasoline and other so-called "hazardous liquids" have exploded.

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