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Gov't Sues Exxon For 'Disrupting Lives and Damaging Environment'
State and Federal offices are going after the Oil Giant for gross violations and damage following Pegasus pipeline rupture
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Two Months Later, Arkansas Residents Still Hurting From ExxonMobil Tar Sands Spill
More than two months after ExxonMobil’s 65-year-old Pegasus pipeline burst and spewed a gusher of thick Canadian tar sands oil through Mayflower, AR, and into a marsh on Lake Conway—the state’s most popular fishing spot—residents are still complaining of health problems and are worried about...
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Documents Show Exxon Lied in Aftermath of Tar Sands Pipeline Rupture
Oil giant knew of dangerous toxins in Arkansas' Lake Conway, yet claimed waterway was “oil free”
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Faulkner County: ExxonMobil's "Sacrifice Zone" for Tar Sands Pipelines, Fracking
There are few better examples of a " sacrifice zone " for ExxonMobil and the fossil fuel industry at-large than Faulkner County, Arkansas and the counties surrounding it. Six weeks have passed since a Pegasus tar sands Pipeline spilled population of roughly 2,300 people . The air remains hazardous...
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Arkansas Victims of Pegasus Spill to Kerry: Come and See What Tar Sands Has Wrought
Victims of tar sands spill in Arkansas plea with Secretary of State to come see their devastated town before decision is made on Keystone XL
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Toxic Benzene Fills Air Weeks After Tar Sands Spill
More than a month after ExxonMobil's pipeline spilled thousands of barrels tar sands crude, Arkansas Attorney General warns of nauseating conditions in area
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Big Oil's (Taxpayer Subsidized) Big Profits
Here’s an example of how government subsidies distort market economics: Gas prices are down nearly 35 cents from last year, yet this has had virtually no impact on this year’s first quarter profits of the big oil companies. On top of the decline in gas prices, several of the top five oil companies...
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Study Reveals 30 Toxic Chemicals at High Levels at Exxon Arkansas Tar Sands Pipeline Spill Site
An independent study co-published by the Faulkner County Citizens Advisory Group and Global Community Monitor reveals that, in the aftermath of ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill of over 500,000 gallons of diluted bitumen (dilbit) into Mayflower, AR, air quality in the area surrounding...
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Pulitzer for Reporting on the Biggest Tar Sands Spill You've Never Heard Of
The online, low-profile, non-profit InsideClimate News won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for "The Dilbit Disaster: Inside the Biggest Oil Spill You've Never Heard Of," its seven-month investigation into the million-gallon spill of Canadian tar sands oil into the Kalamazoo River in 2010 -...
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OOPS, Inc.: Keystone XL, Arkansas Hire Notorious Private Contractor To "Clean-Up" Tar Sands Spills
Same firm tied to Exxon Valdez spill, the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, Kalamazoo River spill, and Hurricane Sandy
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