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Canadian Pipeline Explosion Causes Headaches For Local Businesses

A Canadian pipeline explosion is forcing Southern Oregon University to cut back on natural gas usage.

Posted: Wed Oct 10 18:36:46 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Oct 10 18:36:47 PDT 2018

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me they haven't had this happen before, but they're prepared. they have a stockpile of already clean towels, blankets and sheets. however, they say all of this laundry that's already done won't last forever." on a normal day, both of these massive dryers would be working around the clock. but today, only one is taking on the load. the bard's inn says avista sent it a notice asking to conserve natural gas. manager chris muck says it's not ideal, but the hotel is happy to do its part. "we really do it all the time so having a little restriction like this is really almost like business as usual but we do have to take extra steps." the hotel says it can afford to let the dirty laundry pile up for now.. thanks to its stock of clean linens standing by. it'll be okay for a few days, but managers say it can't go much longer than a week. "after than that before we'd have to start washing things." changing colors means tourist season will start to die down. "when shakespeare closes and ashland kind of shuts down for a little bit in the winter, that's right about now." muck's optimistic the problem will get resolved soon. in the meantime, he's thankful the hotel was ready for it. "when something like this happens it's good to have to that because i mean anything could happen in the winter, so it's good to be repaired in a few days. in ashland, emma balkenbush, newswatch 12. southern oregon university says it was also asked to conserve
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