Posts Tagged with "pipelines"

Dare to Win – The Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance

Sunday, March 9, 2014

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Dare to Win – The Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance

We are changing the world. When the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was proposed five years ago, it could have just been one more energy project green-lighted by Washington D.C. But the massive pipeline would increase tar sands oil development beyond what is acceptable for a safe climate, and could poison drinking water for millions [...]

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Texan Takes Fight Against Tar Sands Pipeline to Citigroup

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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Texan Takes Fight Against Tar Sands Pipeline to Citigroup

David Daniel is traveling 1,500 miles from the Piney Woods of East Texas to midtown Manhattan this week with a message for Citigroup, the nation’s third-largest bank: Don’t help a Canadian oil pipeline company endanger my community. At today’s Citigroup annual shareholder meeting, CEO Vikram Pandit was taken to task by David Daniel along with [...]

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Score: Three to Zip in Bad Day for Dirty Energy

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Score: Three to Zip in Bad Day for Dirty Energy

Amidst a horrific week of news about Japan, there was some truly good news yesterday in the fight to keep dirty coal and oil out of our air, water and atmosphere. Ambre Energy was foiled in its effort to open a coal export terminal on the coast of the Pacific Northwest; TransCanada was delayed in [...]

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More Lies on Midwestern Tar Sands Pipeline

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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More Lies on Midwestern Tar Sands Pipeline

With approval of his $7 billion KeystoneXL pipeline uncertain,  TransCanada CEO Russ Girling is now saying the project has nothing to do with Canada’s tar sands. But that’s not the story he’s telling investors. In an interview reported today by Lauren Krugel of the Canadian Press, CEO Russ Girling said: I don’t believe that there’s [...]

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Chicago Pushes Back Against Canada’s Tar Sands

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

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Following three significant spills of tar sands oil from aging pipelines in the Midwest, RAN Chicago took action. An afternoon protest was themed around pushing back on Canada’s tar sands and kicking our addiction to oil. Of the various placards on display (stop the serial spiller!), the hypodermic needle filled with oil was my personal [...]

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Canada’s Tar Sands Top Supplier of US Oil Imports

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Ask anyone where most of US oil comes from and you’re likely to hear “somewhere in the Middle East.” Ten years ago, that would have been true. Today though, Canada is the undisputed top supplier of oil to the US. A new report from a prominent oil industry group shows the tar sands are responsible [...]

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