Tag: Oil Sands
Without KXL, tar sands are a bad investment. By fighting the pipeline, activists have disrupted the industry’s bottom line.
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Proponents of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project would like you to believe that, if approved, its construction will put hundreds of thousands of Americans to work. This is plainly untrue, according to a new... read more >
On Sunday, energyNOW! news tackled the Keystone XL debate in a wide-ranging half hour program that covered the controversial pipeline in typically comprehensive fashion.As part of its ongoing Reporter's Notebook series,... read more >
It looks more and more likely that the Obama administration will approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, despite concerns over its safety and the devastating impact of tar sands oil on climate and the environment (... read more >
The U.S. State Department released its final environmental assessment (pdf) today of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry tar sands crude from Canada, across the Great Plains (and much of the Midwest’s... read more >
Canada's incredible boreal forest, stretching across the entire continent and home to some of the biggest and most important fresh water supplies in the world, is at risk from a variety of directions. Tar sands development.... read more >
Oil extracted from Alberta’s tar sands has gotten a bum rap in climate circles lately. Because it takes more energy to refine petroleum from these sand deposits than from conventional sources of crude oil, the Canadian oil... read more >
After up to a million gallons of oil spilled into Michigan's Kalamazoo River from an underground pipeline late last month, investigators and local residents focused on concerns about where and when the spill started and what... read more >