USW Challenges Thin-Wall Pipe in TransCanada Keystone Pipeline

May 2009
Metal Center News;May2009, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p39
Trade Publication
The article reports on the opposition of the United Steelworkers (USW) on the use of the understandard thin-wall pipe for the transport of crude oil from Alberta to Houston, Texas. Tom Conway, vice president of the UWA International, submitted a formal complaint to the U.S. Department of Transportation requesting to deny the pending permit in TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP. Moreover, USW indicate that the thin-wall pipeline can poses a safety hazard.


Related Articles

  • The Keystone XL pipeline debate Local concerns or global cause? dawley, Joseph M. // Trends (15339556);Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p1 

    The article reports on the global issues related to the environmental and climate change policy of the Keystone pipeline project in the U.S. It mentions that the State of Nebraska and environmental organizations raised, concerns related to the environmental impacts of the project on the Sand...

  • Activists Win -- Obama Rejects Tar Sands Pipeline.  // Public Citizen News;Jan2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p8 

    The article discusses the victory of Public Citizen, a nonprofit organization, and other environmental activist against the U.S President Barack Obama when he rejected the proposal of construction of the TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline company.

  • The Keystone Pipeline votes: who voted how?  // Moderate Voice;11/18/2014, p8 

    The article discusses the U.S. Senate roll-call vote on S. 2280 bill under filibuster, introduced in May 1, 2014, that would have authorized Keystone Pipeline construction, connection, operation and maintenance by transportation company TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P., on November 18, 2014....

  • SOUTH DAKOTA: Private Pipeline Project. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;6/4/2008, Vol. 364 Issue 32892, p8 

    The article provides information on a private construction bond deal by the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. The $3 million deal will be issued by TransCanada Keystone to pay for any damage to local roads and bridges during the construction of the pipeline. The project will stretch 220...

  • Keystone XL Pipeline Overview.  // Congressional Digest;Dec2011, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p290 

    The article discusses the environmental and regulatory issues involving the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in the U.S. It provides an overview on the description and status of TransCanada Keystone Pipeline Ltd. which would carry crude oil produced from Alberta, Canada, to the U.S. by...

  • North American-Made Energy Security Act H.R. 1938 Background and Rationale.  // Congressional Digest;Dec2011, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p303 

    The article discusses the rationale of the North American-Made Energy Security Act (H.R. 1938) concerning the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project. An overview of the economic and energy benefits of TransCanada Keystone PipeLine LP's XL project is offered. It notes that the H.R. 1938 is an...

  • Projects.  // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 236 Issue 3, p10 

    The article focuses on the negotiations of TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP, and the project expansion of Energy Transfer Partners LP in the U.S. The Environmental Report and Appendices of the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP is intended to support its application for the Keystone Gulf Coast...

  • Application for Presidential Permit To Construct, Operate and Maintain Pipeline Facilities on the Border of the United States. Sibley, George N. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;5/10/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 91, p27533 

    The article offers information on a notice issued by the U.S. Department of State regarding the receipt of an application seeking permit from the U.S. President to construct, operate and maintain pipeline facilities on the border of the U.S. The application was made by TransCanada Keystone...

  • Environmental Impact of the Keystone XL Project.  // Congressional Digest;Dec2011, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p296 

    The article presents an analysis on the impact of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project on the environment in the U.S. It provides an overview of the design, safety, purpose, and importance of the TransCanada Keystone Pipelines LP's project for crude oil pipeline that will cross the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics