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May 17, 2021

TransCanada Says Tar Sands Flowing to Gulf in Keystone XL South

For First Time, TransCanada Says Tar Sands Flowing to Gulf in Keystone XL South (via Desmogblog) Mon, 2014-05-05 10:33Steve Horn TransCanada admitted for the first time that tar sands oil is now flowing through Keystone XL’s southern leg, now rebranded the Gulf Coast Pipeline Project. The company confirmed the pipeline activity in its 2014 quarter…

“Russia with Love”: Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

“Russia with Love”: Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State (via Desmogblog) Fri, 2014-04-18 10:28Steve Horn A legal controversy — critics would say scandal — has erupted in Alaska’s statehouse over the future of its natural gas bounty. It’s not so much an issue of the gas itself, but who gets to decide how it gets to…

Mobile Alabama: A Tar Sands Mecca in the Making – Julie Dermansky

Mobile Alabama: A Tar Sands Mecca in the Making (via Desmogblog) It took a while for the Alabama public to understand that their state is being transformed into a tar sands Mecca. Proposals for rail and pipeline transport and tar sands storage facilities were first presented in 2010, and by 2012, most were rubber…

50,000 at Forward On Climate Rally in DC

This photo-essay was originally published in Truth-Out.org by Zach D Roberts, The Mudflats New York Bureau Chief A reported 50,000 people attended the 350/Sierra Club rally yesterday in Washington DC – making it the largest environmental march in decades. There were also dozens of smaller rallies across the country, including in Los Angeles, San Diego and St. Louis. The action in DC drew in people from around the country – Jim and Bonnie, full-time climate activists both took the train from Portland, Oregon. They held a sign that called on the President to be true to his own words “We…