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DuPont pipeline removal delayed in W.Va.

November 15, 2013
Associated Press

BELLE, W.Va. (AP) — A project to remove four 1,000-foot-long pipelines from a hillside overlooking DuPont's plant in Belle has been delayed.

Plant officials say they decided to find a safer way to remove the portion of the line closest to the top of the hill.

Plant Manager Jim O'Connor said the project is about two-thirds complete but part of the pipeline remains firmly anchored on land that is severely sloped.

The Charleston Daily Mail reports (http://bit.ly/1e7qYw5) that work is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

The newspaper reports that the pipeline was opened in 1930 as a way to save energy during the production of ammonia. It was shut down in the 1950s.

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Information from: Charleston Daily Mail, http://www.dailymail.com

 
 

 

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