Living sensor can potentially prevent environmental disasters from fuel spills

Source: Science Daily

By the time a Colonial Pipeline leak was detected last fall during a routine inspection, vapors from the quarter-million gallons of released gasoline were so strong they prevented pipeline repair for days. Now, scientists report technology that would alert pipeline managers about leaks much earlier, avoiding the environmental disasters and fuel distribution disruptions resulting from pipeline leaks.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180318144848.htm