Century old pipelines face second comment period

Plains PipelineA public comment period on two 98 year old oil pipelines under the St. Clair river closes Thursday. [4/14]

The company that owns the lines, Plains All American, is seeking permission to push crude oil through.

Currently the pipelines are transporting liquid petroleum, a much lighter workload

This is the second public comment period on the proposal. It was requested by environmental groups after the government said the first comment period passed with virtually no comments.

Public comment is open through Thursday. For more information, send questions to this email. kaufmans@state.gov