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The Ogallala aquifer, which provides 30% of the water used for crop irrigation in the United States, is still threatened by plans to build the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Keystone XL — the zombie pipeline — just won’t stay dead. But while KXL has gotten the most attention, there are other major projects in the works to pump dirty tar sands into the outrageously profitable global oil market.
Coal exports threaten the health of people and wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. Speak up now to protect Orcas and other endangered species.
Big Oil’s friends on Capitol Hill aren’t going down without a fight — as long as the campaign contributions keep pouring in.
The tar sands pipeline rears its ugly head at the Republican presidential debate.
Last week, Tribal leaders from across North America came together in Washington, DC to make their case against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline to President Obama. Right now Keystone has reached a bit of a stalemate: massive protests — …
President Obama delays the nation’s dirtiest project, but is it enough to keep us safe?
Let’s bust the biggest myths about Keystone XL one at a time, then find out how you can help stop the pipeline.
Speak up today for the future of ringed seals and other cherished Arctic wildlife. Remember the days when Big Tobacco insisted their product was safe? For a long time, people bought in: doctors lit up, mothers smoked around their kids …
The oil industry is notorious for putting profits above honesty, but if you needed a reminder just view the ad below (or don’t, if you don’t like being outraged). It’s a pitch for “ethical oil” from Alberta’s tar sands, which …