Virtual Pipelines

A “virtual pipeline” is fossil fuel energy infrastructure that connects industrial facilities, institutions, and municipalities to a natural gas or oil pipeline system through a network of pipeline terminals, trucks (gas), or trains (oil). For gas, this also includes on-site decompression stations.

Virtual Pipelines News

» Safety Can’t Be a ‘Pretext’ for Regulating Unsafe Oil Trains, Says Trump Admin
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog
May 20, 2020

» Four States, Led by New York, Challenge Trump Admin Over Oil Train Safety Rule
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog
October 29, 2019

» California Attorney General pushes back on regulation of trains carrying flammable oil being retained at the federal level
By David C. Lester, RT&S
October 28, 2019

» Trump Admin Proposes New Rule to Allow Shipping Flammable LNG by Rail
By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog
October 25, 2019

» After Second Deadly Crash, Regulators Say Trucks Leaking Fracked Gas Cargo Are Fine
By Justin Nobel, DeSmog Blog
October 17, 2019

» Driver dead after tanker carrying methane rolls over on Route 2 in Orange
By Nancy Asiamah, Jada Furlow, WWLP
October 12, 2019

» Route 2 Reopens After Truck Carrying Methane Rolls Over, Killing Driver
Authorities have had the Route 2 in Orange closed between exits 13 and 15 in both directions since the rollover
By Sophie Reardon and Cassy Arsenault, NBC News Channel 10, Boston
October 12, 2019