Pipeline Inspectors Reveal Safety Violations and Lawbreaking

In a follow-up to the accounts of two whistleblowers, originally revealed by The FANG Collective, Itai Vardi, of Desmogblog, looks into the story some more.

"Two former inspectors on the AIM project have come forward, alleging serious problems and lawbreaking during the construction of the AIM pipelines that put the safety of workers and the public at risk.

After unexpected delays put construction behind schedule, workers were pressured to complete sections of the pipeline quickly, leading to dangerous cut corners, the former inspectors explained.

These allegations are especially worrisome given that the AIM pipeline's path takes it past the Indian Point nuclear power plant right outside New York City, and into New England. "

Read the whole story here.