Meter Reading: Pipeline Reversed, San Antonians Living On Top of Old Sewage, and More
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A reversal of a pipeline from the Gulf Coast to Cushing, Oklahoma is complete.
Cushing-to-Gulf Coast pipeline reversal completed “The Seaway pipeline will begin carrying oil from the glutted Cushing, Okla. storage hub to the Gulf Coast refining market this weekend, owners announced Thursday.” – Fuel Fix
Angered homeowners seek retribution, get frustration “Residents of Stablewood Farms on the West Side say no one ever told them that their new homes were built on top of an old sewage treatment plant. ” - San Antonio Express-News
In the Gulf’s Depths, a Rare Time Capsule “Four thousand feet beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico and 200 miles south of Louisiana’s marshy coastline, a machine called Little Hercules levitates in the darkness above the bow of a decaying wooden ship. Much of the wreckage has disintegrated over the many decades that the ship has soaked on the ocean floor, but Little Hercules’ lights illuminate a skeletal scrub forest of sea creatures thriving on what remains.” - New York Times