A new shade of ‘lipstick’ for LNG?

We are men of honor, Jon Barton; lies do not become us. Your letter extolling the safety record of gas pipelines is putting lipstick on a pig.

The 2014 rupture and resulting fire at a 12-inch gas transmission line in West Virginia was caused by simple “land slippage.” Land slippage is quite common on our coast. Your attempt to build a statistical case for comparative safety is a great example of a Sightline Institute statement: “The LNG industry is creating a false safety record, and current regulations allow the industry to do so.” ….

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