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New research could detect pipeline leaks before they happen

The proposed route of the Northern Gateway pipeline.
Questions about how Enbridge would respond to a potential oil spill in its proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project are still being asked, and it isn't yet clear what the company's plans are in case of a disaster. But a Canadian engineer says he has the technology to stop leaks before they even happen. Walied Moussa is a professor in the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Alberta.He spoke with Betsy Trumpener.

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