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Owner to check ruptured pipeline's integrity at four other spots
Owner to check ruptured pipeline's integrity at four other spots

The owner of the pipeline that ruptured and spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast said Monday that it is going to investigate the integrity of the pipe at four additional locations after receiving preliminary inspection results. Plains All American Pipeline will dig down to the pipeline in those areas to confirm the rough results this month from an inspection tool known as a smart pig, said Patrick Hodgins, senior director of safety and security with the company. The tool is a diagnostic device that snakes through the pipe and sends back information about its integrity. Plains officials would not say what the preliminary inspection revealed...

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