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50,000 Gallons of Oil Spills on Los Angeles Street
Posted on 05/15/2014 3:30:05 AM PDT by sunmars
The Los Angeles Fire Department reports a ruptured oil pipe near Glendale has spilled about 50,000 gallons of crude oil onto streets.
According to a Fire Department release, the leak from a 20-inch pipe was reported around 12:15 a.m. and the oil line was remotely shut off. No injuries were reported.
Oil spilled over approximately half a mile and is knee high in some areas. A handful of commercial businesses are affected.
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TOPICS: Front Page News; US: California
KEYWORDS: california; glendale; losangeles; oilspill
Thats a whole lot of mess...crude oil no less......not gonna be a pretty clean up.
posted on 05/15/2014 3:30:05 AM PDT
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Hope it makes its way down to Beverly Hills.
posted on 05/15/2014 3:43:27 AM PDT
(The Right To Bear Arms: Making good people helpless won't make bad people harmless!)
Oh, I wish something like this could happen in Berkley.
posted on 05/15/2014 3:46:19 AM PDT
Probably not as bad as we think because it is a cohesive blob. A big straw and sand will take care of it.
50,000 gallons?? Hmmm...Is that some kind of guess?? Or is the government just setting someone up for a huge fine??
Line broke near a strip club! I know there is something funny in there, but it’s to early for me to think of it.
posted on 05/15/2014 4:13:37 AM PDT
(Well now what?)
Reason # 5678346 for liberals not to build the Keystone pipeline...
posted on 05/15/2014 4:21:59 AM PDT
("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
Better than girl mud wrestling??
This was an above ground pipe. No one noticed?? Seems like an exaggerated amount.
Yeh....we can all see that coming. They ignore the derailments.
It probably is exaggerated. Where are the pictures? Like the mud wrestling idea, but you men might want to find out if the “girls” are really girls. Never know these days.
posted on 05/15/2014 4:28:07 AM PDT
(Well now what?)
Just the facts, maam..
No, these companies have to report to EPA within a very short window an estimate for RCRA reporting of the estimated spill. Kind of a check box estimate and looking at flow rates and time to secure the line.
Number could go up or down.
posted on 05/15/2014 4:31:47 AM PDT
(Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
How much crude is carried in one railway tank car?
posted on 05/15/2014 4:45:20 AM PDT
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posted on 05/15/2014 4:53:02 AM PDT
((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
My GUESS is about 30,000 gallons.
posted on 05/15/2014 4:56:33 AM PDT
Only in California.........pipe “ruptures” at 12:15 AM (note time).same pipe has been running for years without a problem. Suddenly in a big time liberal area, said pipe “ruptures” on its own right where it would/could do the most damage and get the most attention.
IMO, that was NO ACCIDENT.
posted on 05/15/2014 5:14:44 AM PDT
Note, the use of gallons, not barrels.
If it is heavy crude, just spread it over the road like tar and fill in the pot holes.
posted on 05/15/2014 5:16:08 AM PDT
(The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
Will this slow down carjacking? . . gang violence?
posted on 05/15/2014 5:23:49 AM PDT
by 2nd Amendment
(Proud member of the 48% . . giver not a taker)
To: VanShuyten; bert
The rail cars that I deal with at my job are about 22,000 gallon capacity.
That assumes that they are filled to the top of the hatch.
posted on 05/15/2014 5:26:31 AM PDT
To: sunmars; max americana
posted on 05/15/2014 5:34:15 AM PDT
(Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
Daily Mail whom I trust more then ABC, says it 10,000 gallons not 50,000. It won't stop them running around with their hair on fire over it however.
posted on 05/15/2014 6:24:04 AM PDT
(Well now what?)
A DOT-111 tank car, specification 111A100W1, constructed by fusion welding carbon steel. This car has a capacity of 30,110 US gallons (113,979 L; 25,071.8 imp gal), a test pressure of 100 psi (690 kPa), a tare weight of 65,000 pounds (29,500 kg) and a load limit of 198,000 pounds (89,800 kg).
posted on 05/15/2014 6:26:16 AM PDT
(I am proud of what America USED TO BE.)
posted on 05/15/2014 6:34:42 AM PDT
posted on 05/15/2014 6:38:22 AM PDT
A big win for the opponents of the Keystone pipeline, who can point to it as a “See, I told you so”.
posted on 05/15/2014 6:41:26 AM PDT
(Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
I heard 10,000 gallons was spilled on the car radio.
This is an above ground pipe. Sabotage sounds right.
posted on 05/15/2014 7:13:10 AM PDT
(First, Do No Harm)
A "big win" for Keystone opponents or staged spill by the Regime to use as fodder to oppose Keystone?
A-la Fast-n-Furious to undermine the 2nd Amendment?
posted on 05/15/2014 9:39:11 AM PDT
(High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
Did it damage the Car Radio?
posted on 05/15/2014 9:57:36 AM PDT
(the truth will out ,one day.)
We need to ban all oil in California to keep it pristine.
Except Al Gores House, he needs to burn a few thousand barrels a day just to keep the lights on.
posted on 05/15/2014 2:30:30 PM PDT
They need to shut down all California pipelines and transport all oil in safe railroad tank cars operated by Warren Buffet!
posted on 05/15/2014 2:33:25 PM PDT
(Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
thats one BIG ...car radio.....
posted on 05/16/2014 8:22:02 AM PDT
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