Rolling Pipelines | KCUR

Rolling Pipelines

Jul 7, 2015

Increased oil production in America and greater demand to move petroleum across the continent has increased the risk of devastating accidents, like the 2013 explosion in Quebec that took 47 lives. We explore what makes these “rolling pipelines” so dangerous and what’s being done to minimize that risk.


  • Curtis Tate is a national correspondent for McClatchy at its Washington bureau and reports regularly on this issue.
  • Ed Greenberg is a director with the Association of American Railroads.