Jennifer Skene is Ford Fellow at Natural Resources Defense Council. She works with the Canada Project to protect both communities and wildlife from environmental harms such as tar sands mining and seismic testing.
Articles by this author
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Five-Year Anniversary of Kalamazoo Spill Reminds Us of the Dangers Tar Sands Present to Our Communities
Five years ago, on July 25, 2010, an estimated 843,000 gallons of tar sands oil spilled from an Enbridge-owned pipeline into the Kalamazoo River watershed in Calhoun County, Michigan. The tar sands spill forced residents out of their homes and caused extensive health impacts. Meanwhile, because it...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Scientists and Economists Call on Obama and Kerry to Reject the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline
Earlier today, ninety-five scientists and economists released a letter urging President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, calling it a "step in the wrong direction" if the Obama administration is serious about addressing climate change. The letter draws upon...