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Ruby Pipeline Goes Online, Plans for Export of Natural Gas to Asian Markets
The Ruby Pipeline is now online, scheduled to begin extracting (fracking) natural gas from around Opal, Wyoming and transporting to Malin, OR. There are also possilbe plans there for connections to the proposed Pacific Connector pipeline to export the Rocky Mt. natural gas to Asian markets, thus driving up the price for CA consumers. This is the same El Paso natural gas corporation that jacked up the prices during the ENRON energy "crisis" where inflated natural gas prices nearly bankrupt the state and caused rolling blackouts.
Some news articles detailing El Paso Corp's Ruby Pipeline and possible export related connections at Malin, OR with the proposed Pacific Connector pipeline...
BTW - As a Great Basin activist i must admit to having dropped the ball on this Ruby Pipeline project, we (me) didn't have enough time to organize an effective opposition and thus was left writing a long report detailing the reasons why i am against this pipeline. The environmentalists and indigenous Native Americans (Paiute) who were most outspoken against the pipeline were NOT given adequate options for public comment! There was one meeting in SLC and none in Nevada from what i am aware, and the Ruby Pipeline crosses the entire state of NV!!!
It is unfair to force such an intrusive project across the nearly pristine sagelands of northern Nevada without giving a chance for public comment. The reason that public comment was avoided was that usually giving enough time for local opposition presents a challenge to a natural gas corporation such as El Paso that is only interested in short term profit at the expense of the regions being fracked and the regions fragmented by 600 mile long pipelines.
NOT OVER YET!!!
As a Great Basin resident i feel the growing need to physically remove this Ruby Pipeline. Since i am not that strong myself, there will need to be a request put in to "supernatural" spirit forces to physically destroy this pipeline and prevent it from operating. Helplessness in the physical and social realm causes me to reach into the spirit realm for help. That is between me and my spirit friends as to how it will be accomplished! (Maybe an earthquake?)
In addition several curse carrier spirit runners will be sent after the CEO of El Paso Corporation delivering a special message from myself. Maybe a heart attack or some thing like that would help balance the scales. BTW - Am not a Wiccan who believes in "harm none", am a traditional pagan who defends the Earth against all those who seek to harm our home. Have no issues with my spirit runners putting a wickedly evil human into the ground with a well aimed curse, that is the best place for recycling garbage! The "three fingers pointing back at me" is not working either because i point my spirits outside of me with all five fingers! The best part is that all my curses are legal as the system does not believe in that "nonsense"! Gotta love the skeptics!!
At some point we wonder why there are folks like Ted K who resort the the last option of direct physical attacks on CEOs, maybe the helplessness we feel in the social realm is only alleviated when we physically react against those who oppress the Earth (and people).
Nuf said for now, here are the articles;
El Paso Corp. cuts the ribbon on 680-mile natural gas pipe line from Wyoming to Oregon
Published: Thursday, September 01, 2011, 10:00 PM Updated: Thursday, September
01, 2011, 10:15 PM
By Ted Sickinger
The Mail Tribune
Bait and switch: Gas export threatens Southern Oregon
September 06, 2011
By Lesley Adams
"The Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas proposal could be the riskiest energy project
Southern Oregon has ever seen. Originally billed as a necessary effort to import
energy, the corporations backing the proposal recently have admitted that they plan
to export U.S. gas overseas.