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The owner of the pipeline that ruptured Tuesday afternoon is Houston-based Plains All American Pipeline, which last saw results for an inspection in 2012. The line, which can pump as many as 6.3 million gallons a day, averages a flow rate of some 50,400 gallons per hour. http://goo.gl/JC315E More From The Brief: time.com/newsletter/the-brief #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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