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The Keystone pipeline just spilled another 210,000 gallons of oil

Here's what you need to know about the situation in South Dakota.

A pumping station on the Keystone pipeline in Nebraska.

Sometime before 6 a.m. local time, operators noticed that pressure had dropped in a pipeline capable of pumping 590,000 barrels of crude oil products every day from Canada down to the Gulf Coast.

The oil was likely diluted , or dilbit, a mixture of tarry oil and thinning agents that let the commodity flow through the pipe. But

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