Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Board: Get New Pipeline.

Byline: Carolyn Appelman Journal Staff Writer

Old One Runs Near Placitas Elementary

Three Bernalillo school board members told a pipeline company representative they would not support its proposed project to refurbish a nearly 50-year-old pipeline that runs near the Placitas Elementary School.

Attending Thursday's board workshop after the board meeting were president Jack Torres, secretary Margaret Palumbo, and member Errol Chavez. The two other members were absent.

Chuck Moseman with Equilon Pipeline Co. explained safety measures the company will be taking when it begins to refurbish 406 miles of the Tex-Mex pipeline running through New Mexico.

Moseman said Thursday the line was 44 years old. Company brochures last year said the line was 47 years old. …

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