TAG: pipeline

Whether By Train Or By Pipeline, Oil and Gas Transport Is Unsafe

Don Lieber, DeSmogBlog Waking Times The deadly oil train disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec on July 5, which (as of this writing) has left 33 people dead, with 17 still missing, and contaminated over 60 miles of local drinking water sources, has initiated a curious response across the media spectrum. Some observers cite this accident as reason

Opposition Escalates Over Faulty Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline

Stefanie Spear, Guest Waking Times “Enough is enough,” said Michael Bishop during our phone conversation Saturday morning after he found out TransCanada and its vendor, Michels, are planning to dig up buried pipe, part of the 485-mile southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline, on his property in the east Texas rural community of Douglass. The representative

TransCanada’s Latest Extreme Energy Export Pipelines in the U.S. and Canada

Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog Waking Times TransCanada was once in the limelight and targeted for its Keystone XL pipeline project. Now, with few eyes watching, it is pushing along two key pipeline projects that would bring two respective forms of what energy geopolitics scholar Michael Klare calls “extreme energy” to lucrative export markets. Pipeline one: the southern segment of the originally proposed TransCanada Keystone XL tar sands pipeline,

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