Tar Sands

Enbridge Replaces 461-Foot Section Of Pipeline After Crane Topples
Enbridge has replaced a 461-foot section of new oil pipeline in Michigan after it fell into a ditch when a crane holding it toppled on its side. Read more...
Leaving The Wrong Legacy?
The president has said the right things about climate change – and has taken some positive steps. But we're drilling for more oil and digging up more carbon than ever. Read more...
Tar Sands Protesters Charged With Felony For Releasing Glitter
Two of the protesters have been arrested and charged with "Terrorism Hoax," a state felony which can carry a ten year prison sentence. Read more...
Utilizing tricky legal loopholes, Transcanada used NWP 12 to push through Keystone XL's southern half in February 2012, calling each half acre segment of Keystone XL's southern half a "single and complete project." Read more...
Public in dark for days due to government shutdown. Oil is spread out over a 7.3 acre land mass. Read more...

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A new television ad began broadcasting on Sunday, and calls on President Obama to “do the right thing” to prevent climate change by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline. Read more...
Native Riders Protest Enbridge Alberta Clipper Pipeline
On Sunday, September 29th, Anishinaabe horseback riders will begin a solemn ride along the proposed route of the Enbridge Alberta Clipper Pipeline in northern Minnesota. Read more...
It took a while for the Alabama public to understand that their state is being transformed into a tar sands Mecca. Proposals for rail and pipeline transport and tar sands storage facilities were first presented in 2010, and by 2012, most were rubber stamped with no public input. Read more...
Friends of the Earth-U.S. (FOE) and 350.org have jointly unveiled an easily sharable graphic depicting the web of deceit surrounding the environmental review for the northern half of Transcanada's Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline. Read more...
"Jim Hansen at NASA said, if you tap into, if you burn all of that economically recoverable oil up there in Alberta, then it is game over for the planet." Read more...