pump truck is pumping nitrogen to push a "pig" 27 miles
through the pipeline to the next valve in Del Valle.
this pig will force all the natural gas from the line.
The gas and nitrogen will be flared off at the other
end. After the gas is gone from the pipe, the Conoco
Phillips crews can work on it.
tells me that they have never really even attempted to
do what is necessary to restore the land. He is hoping
that this time they will do the right thing. We'll see.
are more pix of the fleet of trucks which are destroying
here's a link to a little
video of Henry on the site.