The Keystone Pipeline leaked more than 200,000 gallons of oil Thursday morning in an agricultural area of northeastern South Dakota.
TransCanada, the company that operates the pipeline, said it shut down the pipeline from Hardisty, Alberta, to Cushing, Oklahoma, and to Wood River and Patoka in Illinois. They did not say what caused the leak or when the company expects to reopen the pipeline. A state official said the oil has not reached any bodies of water.
The last major leak on the Keystone Pipeline, which was rejected by the Obama administration and resuscitated by President Trump, was in April 2016, when 16,800 gallons of oil spilled in Hutchinson County, South Dakota. In a few days, officials in Nebraska are set to vote on whether to approve a 275-mile-long extension of the pipeline through the state, NBC News reports.