XL Pipeline Leak is STILL a Disaster (w/ video)

Canada’s tar sand oil continues to be an environmental nightmare, but that hasn’t stopped TransCanada from announcing that it’s resuming work on its XL pipeline extension from Oklahoma to Texas, taking Canadian oil through the US and out into the Gulf of Mexico, where it will be exported to other nations (effectively reducing any potential advantage to the US economy to zero).

That Alberta’s tar sands (and its supporters) are sick and evil is pretty obvious to everyone by now, but it keeps finding ways to get worse. Over at Red, Green, and Blue, Rocky Kistner wrote a number of Michigan residents worried about what is still a massive oil spill that persists in oiling up their backyards and turning the Kalamazoo river to a multicolored sludge.

Check out Rocky’s full story, below.



Keystone XL: It’s ALREADY taking longer to clean up tar sands spills than they said (via Red Green & Blue)

By Rocky Kistner’s Natural Resources Defense Council As TransCanada announced it would begin building the southern leg of its Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas—setting the stage for a new Congressional battle over the transnational pipeline—Michigan residents are worried…

 

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