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Consumer Energy Alliance’s Chris Ventura discussed the recently released report, “How Pipelines Can Spur Immediate Post-COVID Economic Recovery,” and how more than $13.6 billion in economic activity and over 66,000 jobs are at risk.

“Looking at the statistics the U.S. government publishes when looking at modes of transporting, whether it be oil or natural gas or natural gas liquids, the pipeline safety record is 99.999 percent,” Ventura said.


“What goes into the pipeline typically comes out the other end without incident. It’s a tremendous safety record, and when you think of how much capacity pipelines have, compared to rail cars or tanker trucks, pipelines are much more environmentally friendly.”

Read more – The Epoch Times