This Oil Pipeline is a Ticking Bomb [Video]

This oil pipeline is bad news.

A nice little environmental reality check before your weekend: There’s an oil pipeline in the Great Lakes and it’s 62 years old.

As if that news wasn’t creepy enough, Grist reports this little nugget of sunshine: “The pipeline was originally built to last 50 years and is in questionable shape, but don’t worry — Enbridge [a crude oil transporter] says they have everything under control.”


Watch the entire video about the ordeal (made by Motherboard) below.

Related on EcoSalon

Obama’s State of the Union: Climate Change and Contradictions

A Guide to the Presidential Candidates’ Energy Policies

Facebook’s Dark Side: Dirty Energy Funding Gets A Big ‘Dislike’

Abbie Stutzer

Writer, editor, and owner of Ginchy!, a freelance writing and editing company, and home funeral hub. Adores smart sex ed, sustainable ag, spooky history, women's health, feminism, horror, wine, and sci-fi.