Keystone XL, George W. Continue to Embarrass America

Make private companies happy. Don’t worry about the environment. Stop fretting about long-term sustainability. Forget renewables, property concerns, the safety of our water and air. Make private companies happy. This was the 43rd president’s message…

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Weeks Before Startup, Holes Found in Keystone XL Pipeline

The southern half of Transcanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is supposed to begin pumping up to 700,000 barrels of diluted bitumen per day through the Cushing, OK to Port Arthur, TX route within weeks. But is it ready to operate safely?…

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It's a Good News Day: More Delays for Keystone XL Pipeline

More delays for the Keystone XL project stemming from allegations by 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

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Keystone is Only Part of the Problem

TransCanada is on the run, but the sad truth is that Keystone XL 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.

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ExxonMobil Hopes You've Forgotten About Mayflower, Arkansas

On March 29th, ExxonMobil’s Pegasus oil pipeline ruptured, pouring (what ExxonMobil said was) 200,000 gallons of oil into Mayflower, Arkansas. Now, months later, the residents of Mayflower are trying to sift through the lies and misinformation to find out exactly what’s happened to them, and what – of anything – they’ll be able to do about it.

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Say Hello to Tar Sands Timmy!

Created by cartoonist Mark Fiore, Tar Sands Timmy actually sums things up rather nicely, and is presented on the same “4th grade” intellectual level that most American tar sands supporters seem to operate on. It’s too bad they don’t understand satire, though, right?

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