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Is Minister Dempsey mad?

ccording to the QRA (Quantitative Risk Assessment) issued by Shell the pressure in the Corrib pipeline will be up to 345 bar. Mr Dempsey says that a person will be safe 200 feet away from this. In Carlsbad New Mexico, in August 2000, a clean gas pipeline ruptured at 45 bar pressure and incinerated 12 people 676 feet away. Is Minister Dempsey mad?

Posted Date: 
21 August 2006 - 1:07am