Disasters

Danger Below: Area's Buried Pipelines Are Vital, Invisible And Aging

"Across Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, valuable goods are being transported daily. But the goods - crude oil, gasoline and other hazardous liquids, as well as natural gas - are shipped out of sight, through transmission pipelines under the land and waters of the region."

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer, 08/01/2011

"Emails Warned Corps About Flood Potential"

"The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was warned from multiple sources early in the year that major flooding was likely on the Missouri River. But by the time officials moved to 'evacuate' upstream reservoirs in anticipation of snowmelt, they were hampered by downstream flooding that prevented them from releasing more water, internal emails show."

Source: Sioux Falls Argus Leader, 07/26/2011

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