Surprising absolutely no-one who appreciates the antics of Tar Sands Timmy, the office of US Dept. of the Interior General has released a slew of negative comments concerning the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Keystone XL project. These comments specifically make reference to allegations by Friends of the Earth and other Keystone critics that ERM Group Inc., which is writing the supplemental EIS, has financial ties to TransCanada Corp., Keystone’s sponsor and one of the most environmentally destructive organizations in human history, if reports of an already-leaking pipeline, the scientists associated with Greenpeace, and former tar sands employees are to be believed.
Tina Casey, from Gas 2’s sister site, Cleantechnica, covered the Keystone XL pipeline’s potential delays in greater detail, below. Enjoy!
It’s been another bad week for the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. It began with the release of a slew of negative comments from the Department of the Interior on a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project, and ended…
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