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New England on 'High Alert' After Canadian Pipeline Reversal Approved
Environmental groups raise alarm over potential transport of tar sands oil from western regions to New England coast
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Enbridge Announces $7B Line 3 Rebuild, Largest Project in Company History
In its largest capital project in history, Enbridge plans to do what Transcanada so far can't — ship more than half a million barrels of heavy oil across the U.S. border without President Barack Obama's direct approval. Late Monday evening, Enbridge announced plans for its largest capital project...
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Keystone PipeLIES Exposed: The Facts on Sticky Leaks, Billion Dollar Spills, and Dirty Air
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline would cover 1,179 miles , from Hardisty, Alberta, Canada, to the refineries of Port Arthur, Texas. Its name, Keystone, is no accident. Its 36-inch diameter, 830,000 barrels-per-day capacity is believed to be the sine qua non of maximal development of the tar sands...
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An Accident Waiting to Happen
As oil trains derail across the United States, a windswept—and vulnerable—stretch of Montana’s Glacier National Park underscores the folly of transporting crude by rail.
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'XL Dissent': Students Plan Mass Direct Action on Obama's Doorstep
Youth-led day of civil disobedience will denounce Keystone XL pipeline and the president's "all-of-the-above" fossil fuel energy strategy
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Not a Hacker or Whistleblower? Here’s How You Can Still Liberate Secret Documents
Forty years ago a tiny group of antiwar protesters picked locks at the Federal Bureau of Investigation offices in Media, Pa. They stuffed briefcases with confidential documents which they later released to reporters. Their act was brazen and planned with meticulous detail. In fact, recent reports...
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Federal Agency Warns Crude by Rail Could Result in 'Major Loss of Life'
'The question isn’t about whether to use rail or pipelines. It’s about how to reduce our need for both,' critics urge
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Rail vs. Pipeline Is the Wrong Question
Debating the best way to do something we shouldn’t be doing in the first place is a sure way to end up in the wrong place. That’s what’s happening with the “rail versus pipeline” discussion. Some say recent rail accidents mean we should build more pipelines to transport fossil fuels. Others argue...
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More Crude Spilled in 2013 Than Previous Four Decades Combined
More crude oil spilled from train accidents in 2013 alone than in the previous four decades combined—an alarming number reported by McClatchy News on Monday that points towards a drastic shift in the highly toxic, yet growing, crude oil business to rail transport. According to data from the...
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NAFTA at 20: A Model for Corporate Rule
NAFTA gave multinational corporations the right to sue governments to block regulations they don't like, undermining democracy and local sovereignty.
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