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CEA’s Michael Whatley talks about the safety record of pipelines and how Keystone XL will benefit Nebraskans.

Per industry analysis, 99.999 percent of oil and petroleum products moved via pipeline safely reaches its destination. A 2015 study by the Fraser Institute, a public policy think tank, showed that moving energy via pipeline in Canada was 4.5 times safer than moving the same volume across the same distance by rail. Recent research by the U.S. Department of Transportation yielded similar results, showing that pipelines here are more than 450 times safer than rail on a per-mile basis.

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