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Nevada Pipeline Will Push Dozens of Species Toward Extinction

Published on December 30, 2012 by in Home

Kansas City InfoZineinfozine.com The project’s “environmental impact statement” reveals that more than 137,000 acres of wildlife habitat will be permanently destroyed or changed. The Southern Nevada Water Authority still wants to take water form rural valleys of the state and bring it to the Las Vegas area. Las Vegas, NV – infoZine – The Bureau

 
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Alaska Oil Spill: Trans-Alaska Pipeline Shuts Down 800 Mile Area In North Slope

Published on December 30, 2012 by in Home

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Up to several thousand barrels of crude oil from the trans-Alaska pipeline spilled Tuesday into a massive tank and overflowed into a containment area, shutting down the 800-mile line until the hazard is removed. The spill happened during a scheduled pipeline shutdown at a pump station near Fort Greely,

 
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Keystone XL Tree Protesters Call It Quits After Pipeline Rerouted Around Them

Published on December 18, 2012 by in Home

  Activists say their tree blockade may soon be over as construction on the Texas property wraps up. But their efforts to stop the pipeline are not.   By Maria Gallucci InsideClimate News   Activists who had hoped to block the southern leg of the Keystone XL in Texas by occupying trees in the pipeline’s path are

 
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Aamjiwnaang based group concerned about Enbridge plan

Published on December 11, 2012 by in Home

  By Tara Jeffrey Sarnia Observer   A group of young activists has joined forces to protest a controversial pipeline plan that environmental groups say could put millions at risk. Aamjiwnaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines – or ASAP – was formed in response to Enbridge’s proposal to reverse the flow of oil in its Line 9

 
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Keystone’s path grows rougher

Published on November 19, 2012 by in Home

  SHAWN MCCARTHY Globe and Mail      TransCanada Corp. is facing new risks in its bid for a quick approval of its long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline, including a potential delay to await completion of a government-ordered study into whether oil-sands bitumen is more dangerous to transport than conventional crude. In the aftermath of the

 
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Study outlines pipeline risk to GTA water

Published on October 26, 2012 by in Home

  John Spears Toronto Star     Crude oil from western Canada could soon flow across the Greater Toronto Area toward Montreal, according to a notice filed by Enbridge Inc. with the National Energy Board. The notice comes as a study conducted by conservation areas in the GTA warns that a pipeline break could have a “significant”

 
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Bill C-45 Greatly Diminishes Right to Unimpeded Navigable Waters

Published on October 20, 2012 by in Home

  Elizabeth May MP Press Release    In Bill C-38, Stephen Harper gutted environmental laws brought in by Brian Mulroney. Now he has gone after environmental laws brought in by Sir John A. Macdonald. Bill C-45, a second Act to Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other

 
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Quebec ‘Non’ looms over west-to-east pipeline gambit

Published on October 14, 2012 by in Home

  Tar sands oil is unwelcome in Quebec.   Gordon Laxer Toronto Star      October always brings shorter days, falling leaves and the bite of frost. This year, frost in Alberta is also coming from politics, as B.C. Premier Christy Clark digs in her heels over the proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline to take

 
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Unprecedented opposition may make British Columbia pipeline a non-starter

Published on September 15, 2012 by in Home

Stephen Harper can ignore scientists,  bury their reports, remain blind to ecocide,  and message the message about the Northern Gateway  pipeline, but the public, alerted by environmental groups, consider solid evidence and find the arguments used to build the pipeline through a pristine environment less than compelling. If Harper remains adamant, given the public’s distaste

 
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Province ignoring massive carbon emissions: report

Published on September 13, 2012 by in Home

 Playing with the numbers regarding their greenhouse gas emissions, B.C. ignores many sources of greenhouse gas generated in B.C. This may fool the electorate, but not the atmosphere. BY JONATHAN FOWLIE VANCOUVER SUN   British Columbia is not taking responsibility for vast amounts of its green-house gas emissions, says a paper to be released Thursday

 
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Pipeline pitch: Registry reveals Enbridge’s heavy presence in halls of power

Published on August 26, 2012 by in Home

Perhaps it doesn’t matter if the public and regulators characterize you as Keystone Cops IF you spend money in the right places buying influence. By Dene Moore The Canadian Press       VANCOUVER – It has been said that there are no true friends in politics … but there are plenty of them. Few

 
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Romney pitches Keystone as key to energy plan

Published on August 26, 2012 by in Home

It is interesting that when the U.S. talks about energy independence, it implies that Canada is part of the United States. With the absence of a Canadian national energy policy, who can blame them? Republican presidential hopeful repeats pipeline support   CBC News Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he has a plan to make

 
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Cuts hamper review of proposed Northern Gateway pipeline: critics

Published on August 19, 2012 by in Home

The Canadian Press   VANCOUVER — While Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the fate of Enbridge’s proposed pipeline from the Alberta oilsands to tankers on the British Columbia coast will be based on science and not politics, documents show some of that science isn’t forthcoming. And critics say there is no time for the science

 
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Churches speaking out on Northern Gateway pipeline project

Published on August 7, 2012 by in Home

United Church considering motion to oppose pipeline construction   CBC News The Canadian Press     Churches across Canada say they have a religious duty to speak out on the proposed Northern Gateway oilsands pipeline. Next week, delegates at the United Church of Canada general council meeting in Ottawa are to debate a resolution that

 
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Enbridge caught with dangerous exposed oil pipeline in future National Park

Published on August 2, 2012 by in Home

Environmental Defence     Toronto, ON – Amid growing controversy over numerous pipeline spills, Enbridge has been caught leaving one of its aging oil pipelines exposed to the elements in the Rouge River. Intended to be buried, the pipe instead sits vulnerable to tree branches or ice, raising the risk of a spill—incredibly, in what’s

 
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