Keystone XL

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Standing Rock Sioux has responded to President Donald Trump's executive order to push through the long-contested Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) , calling the memorandum "utterly alarming" and warning that following through with it would violate federal law. In a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday, Standing Rock Sioux chairman David...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A San Francisco protest in solidarity with North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux and their fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Photo: Peg Hunter/cc/flickr)
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed executive orders advancing the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's...

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."...