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22-Foot Gash in Pegasus Pipeline Puts Gaping Hole in Safety Claims
Heavy rains move into Mayflower, Arkansas as cleanup of ExxonMobil pipeline proves ever more difficult
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Rewarding Exxon, Which We Love, and Never Mind That Little Problem In Arkansas, or That Spill in New Orleans, or That Ole Exxon Valdez Incident A While Back, or....
This is a real story: ExxonMobil has been awarded the Green Cross for Safety award for " excellence in safety, security, health and environmental performance" from the so-called National Safety Council, whose board is made up of Exxon executives and representatives of other stellar corporate...
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'Time to Rise Up': Oklahoma Grandmother Bike-Locks Herself to KXL Pipeline Machinery
Who will be the next victims of a tar sands spill? activists ask
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Exxon Has Solution to Arkansas Oil Now in Wetlands: Paper Towels
From the group Tar Sands Blockade , new photos and video from the Arkansas spill showing a scene so bad it's surreal: Oil is now in nearby Lake Conway's wetlands, either intentionally diverted by Exxon to keep it out of sight and away from the (few members of the) media (who have managed to sneak...
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In Arkansas, Exxon Is Threatening to Arrest Reporters But Otherwise Telling Nobody Nothing
A week after crude oil inundated an Arkansas neighborhood, on-site observers describe a Walking-Dead-like scene, reeking and empty but for men in Hazmat suits, where Exxon has imposed something like martial law - taking over every task from wildlife and environmental officials, enforcing a no-fly...
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Exxon's Unfriendly Skies: Why Does Exxon Control the No-Fly Zone Over Arkansas Tar Sands Spill?
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has had a "no fly zone" in place in Mayflower, Arkansas since April 1 at 2:12 PM and will be in place " until further notice ," according to the FAA website and it's being overseen by ExxonMobil itself . In other words, any media or independent observers...
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Exxon's Arkansas Tar Sands Spill: The Tar Sands Name Game
As the American public becomes acquainted with images of tar sands flowing across lawns, driveways and streets of an Arkansas suburb near Little Rock (for video of the spill go here ), Exxon is now making the claim that the crude spilled from its ruptured Pegasus pipeline isn’t technically tar...
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Not Just Toxic, But Exempt
The news from Exxon's Arkansas pipeline spill just keeps getting worse. Not only are dead and what officials are calling "oiled" ducks turning up - coated in oil so thick it's "like removing gum from someone's hair" - but Exxon, thanks to a legal technicality, won't be paying into the fund used to...
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New Photos From Keystone XL Debate: 'Imagine Arkansas Spill Times Ten'
Climate catastrophe would follow tar sands development and spills inevitable, say campaigners
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Exxon Tar Sands Spill Continues to Devastate Arkansas Community
Estimates of spilled oil "growing exponentially every day"
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