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…

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more