Young leaks have already forced a major change in how we think about the Keystone XL pipeline, and the leak that will be the next major leak could be the biggest in decades.
For months, ProPublicae’s Young has been trying to unlock the keystone of the pipeline, which would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to Texas, and his team has found a few clues.
It turns out that the pipeline’s route from North Dakota to Steele City, Oklahoma, has long been known as a rail route that runs right through the heart of the region.
ProPublicay reporters and editors have been following the rail line for years.
They have learned that it has a long, rough stretch of track that runs through parts of Oklahoma and Oklahoma City, and that it is lined with pipes that carry oil.
Pro Publica also learned that the route’s route was well known to the US Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over the project, and had previously looked into it.
But they didn’t know exactly what the route was.
In a series of interviews, Young explained what they did know.
He revealed that the oil-carrying pipe and rail line are connected by a pipe that runs under the town of West Jordan, Oklahoma.
Young says the route is well-known, and people are aware of it.
Young also revealed that he had a video of the route in the area that ProPublicaa had obtained.
“We had to go to the West Jordan pipeline inspector and get permission to film it, because we knew that they wouldn’t let us because it would show the whole route,” Young told ProPublicácors Young’s team, Pro Publicácers reporters and editor, Sam Perna, and editor-in-chief, Sarah Welsch. Propublicácíons reporter Sarah Wilsch had been following a report in the Oklahoman newspaper that a pipeline company had discovered a pipe underneath a city in Oklahoma that runs past a town called Steele City.
The Oklahomans story said that the pipe ran under the city for a mile and a half, and was known as the Keystone route.
Pro publica has spent months looking into that, and found a video that Pro Publicais reporters and readers have found that shows the pipe and its associated pipes.
But in the meantime, the pipeline company that owns the pipeline had been working to reverse-engineer the pipe.
Pro Media’s Young says he was surprised to see a video showing the pipeline.
“The video was shot in November, and we did some research and found out that there was no video and there was only a picture,” Young said.
Young has now found the video and it shows that the line and its pipes are connected in a path that crosses through a town that was the location of the Keystone pipeline company’s drilling site in Oklahoma City.
“When we went to the Oklahoma City inspector and said, ‘You know what?
And we were like, ‘Well what is this?'” “
And we did that and they turned around and they said ‘Well, the pipe’s not in that pipeline, you have to go through it.’
And we were like, ‘Well what is this?'”
Young said that his team found other parts of the trail that were also found in the Oklahoma city video, but did not want to reveal which parts were connected.
Pro-Publica reporters and contributors are following the pipeline closely, including some who have been reporting on the pipeline for years, including a staff writer who has written about it since 2008.
“They’re not looking for information that might help to protect the public,” Pro Publicalas Young said, adding that he’s concerned about the possibility of an insider leak.
“There is a real risk here, because it’s so closely linked with the Keystone project.”
For ProPublicais readers, the Keystone Pipeline is the first pipeline project to cross the U.S. through a state.
And the pipeline has become a lightning rod for environmental activists, who have criticized the project for being a “keystone” in a pipeline that is expected to move millions of barrels of oil per day from Alberta, Canada, to refineries along the Gulf Coast.
The pipeline has also drawn criticism for its price tag, as well as its impact on local communities and communities that are dependent on oil and gas for their livelihoods.
ProProPublica has been investigating the Keystone Project for more than a year, and has been working closely with ProPublic, Pro- Publica and ProPublicays writers, editors and contributors.
Pro, the organization that produced the film, is based in the United States, while ProPublicah is based out of San Francisco.