Keystone XL

Jacqueline Keeler, Indian Country Today
On Monday April 4, TransCanada announced that it has shut down its Keystone pipeline south of Freeman, South Dakota after an oil spill was reported by a local rancher, stating that "crews initially found visible signs of oil on a small surface area." A video posted on Facebook by Keystone XL (a proposed extension of the existing Keystone pipeline...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Sparking outcry from environmentalist and Indigenous groups, Justin Trudeau...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As European Union and U.S. negotiators arrived for the latest round of...

Further

Days after a barge spilled 170,000 gallons of especially heavy sticky oil, dubbed "the worst stuff you can dump in the water," into Galveston Bay, crews are scrambling to contain tar balls being pushed to shore by winds and tides, and biologists have found dozens of oiled birds from nearby, crucial bird habitats. With the spill occurring at the worst possible time - many wintering birds still there, many more en route north - environmentalists say that "we expect this to get much worse."...