Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás2
Keystone is Only Part of the Problem
We’ve spent a lot of time covering the Keystone pipeline here on Gas 2, and despite all the evidence of price-gouging, the lies about ethanol, the lies about AAA warnings, the laughable attempts at fear-mongering by CEOs, and record after record falling to alt-fuel powered vehicles, there are still millions of Americans who think it’s a good idea to believe what “Big Oil” tells them about the Keystone’s safety. Millions. Some polls show public support over 40%. Numbers like that make me think of this clip from South Park …
… and then I remember: the Keystone is only one small part of a very big problem.
Here’s a quick rundown of three more controversial pipelines, each as big a threat to wildlife, drinking water, air quality, and quality beer as the Keystone XL. “Enjoy” just doesn’t quite cut it, but “read, share, and act” probably does.
You won’t hear much about the Keystone pipeline in the mainstream press, but you’re here reading CleanTechnica, so you already know that. As our recent post covering the March 29th ExxonMobil Pegasus pipeline oil spill also made clear, there are…
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