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You know I don't think we know is an environmental -- I don't think that -- very happy about what's happening here what would probably used to be an -- viewers the most environmental assistance.
You know we're.
Hoping that the president of Middlebury College actually starts to listen.
More to the students at a time a college -- pay tuition there.
As well as the citizens in that community they have concerns over eminent domain with that would be used with its natural gas pipeline.
But there's obviously concerns about the -- I mean -- gas pipelines do carry risks when it comes to.
Land and water and so it's disappointing I mean the president has clearly set a high bar when it comes energy they're making a lot of good strides but this is -- definitely step backwards.
Well but but why would -- have -- -- -- step backwards why would -- be a natural transition.
From the more dangerous fossil fuels coal which obviously the president's really try to put the last stake in there.
That's a natural gas which -- helped us created jobs.
It's it's low is actually -- our our CO2 output to the point them probably India's for European countries.
And it would seem like a logical next step toward the world that you -- the future.
I mean Americans know that all types of energy take risks right any any form of energy has risks.
The problem with natural gas is -- they're still so many unknown questions about the risks to water.
And so that's the big question.
However second day because attracted most of the -- Jackson that -- -- this -- there's been forms of fracking for decades I mean it's only gotten better bit.
The technology's -- improve that if you're worried about this you could have foisted ten years ago 203040 years ago.
It gets better and better and better there -- they're hard we know that.
You can't point to any real examples of of widespread illnesses sickness death I mean it's -- it cuts and economic got -- personal and her.
No and so the work.
The -- apple Nebraska does Odyssey in Nebraska or focused on trying to stop the keystone XL pipeline -- -- a lot of work.
With ranchers and farmers and through that work we talk with ranchers and farmers and other states including Pennsylvania New York.
And there are risks to farmland went after them when there are -- natural gas pipeline right on that property winning whether you detect -- slowly and so.
While technology may have improved to the chemicals that they're using and that is the big question mark -- -- I don't know what's in those chemicals.
You brought up -- here a couple times -- -- -- segue -- and a different part of this you know there's a trickle back it was carrying 73 tankers of oil and you can't just you don't know you know the news -- right now it's one of the big news items out right now derailed exploded.
It's killed at least five people.
This is surely gonna sparked a real heated debate on oil.
Being shipped by train semi you brought up that the Keystone Pipeline being -- -- trains rather than pipelines certainly.
Pipelines are significantly think safer.
That's actually not true and so if you look at the expert analysis done by independent scientist rather than industry scientists.
They will tell you that neither -- nor pipeline is -- -- right.
Hey let's let's just like entertainment -- second day on how many limited data for the American it isn't a general -- -- and here's the data point.
American Association -- railroad says three times more accidents by rail oil spills by rail than by pipeline US State Department reporting that 33 times more.
It's bills by basically rail or trucks burst this pipeline so those of the data points that we're missing RBC capital markets is also reporting.
More spills by rail or truck then.
So -- -- -- you don't understanding now suspect they're using first to bother comparing all.
Rail accidents verses aren't just oil spill now we're talking oil and though he -- -- -- but no this is -- politically -- I don't know -- data it's my job I know the data and the State Department report.
Let's remember what's written by the oil industry and it was paid for by TransCanada and so we've actually has written about I -- -- make no -- department analysis.
Today actually the state department's review was actually written by day I -- consultants called EMR.
-- I do have to say before we let you go -- you you talked about being disappoint about middle Middlebury College.
At some point though it seems like your organization.
Will have to figure out ways to it to help people in other words it's -- is on Israel -- his pipeline.
People need energy people want jobs in that we need we need tax presently great okay actually we got to ride on the ground we have where we don't have -- -- good.
-- -- I'm well on the ball Nebraska dot -- rights and we actually have solutions for clean and local and -- as well as.
Local regulations which will help rail as well as oil scenario losing out an alert to go to this site and check it out thank you very much -- more.
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