So, the promise by
Opponents say the new pipeline risks spills, including in areas where
Today’s pipelines are much safer, the result of ever-evolving technology that
Opponents have argued the new pipeline isn’t needed because demand for petroleum products will fall in the years ahead as people turn to electric cars and renewables. Others also complain that much of the oil would eventually wind up overseas. But that will happen regardless of how the oil is transported.
The utility board’s vote wasn’t the last word —
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