NTSB Photo - Ruptured Enbridge tar sands pipeline, Line 6B

Breaking News: Enbridge Fined $3.7 Million for 2010 Tar Sands Oil Spill

The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has announced yesterday that it is issuing $3.7 million in civil penalties and 24 enforcement actions against Enbridge …

Tar sands pipelines sometimes seem like the Hydra of Greek mythology: cut off one head and two more grow in its place.

Divide and Conquer: Oil Polluters Ambush the US

After losing their first battle over Keystone XL, the tar sands oil industry has learned how to rig the system to its advantage. Find out more about these sneak attacks and how you can help stop them.

Kalamazoo River Enbridge Oil Spill

Tar Sands-Oiled Kalamazoo River Open to Public

But the public was not welcomed to the press event. Agencies within the Unified Command hosted an invite-only media event to open the oiled Kalamazoo River to the public today. …

A Great Blue Heron caught in Enbridge's Kalamazoo River oil spill (photo: Michigan Department of Environmental Quality)

Enbridge, Inc.: Spilling Oil All The Way To The Bank

A third major oil spill in a month has Alberta’s citizens on edge. Could these accidents be in store for New England next?


New Englanders Take a Stand Against Trailbreaker Pipeline and Dirty Tar Sands Oil

A dirty energy polluter wants to bring tar sands to New Englanders‘ backyards. Organizers in Vermont gathered at Montpelier City Hall to oppose the tar sands oil “Trailbreaker” pipeline that …

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An Artist’s Take: Tar Sands and Canada’s War on Mother Nature

Tar sands development threatens iconic species like gray wolves and caribou, and puts humans in harm’s way. In her new visual essay, Canadian artist Franke James tackles a question that’s being hotly debated on both sides of the border: What are we willing to risk for the sake of oil industry profits?


Big Oil’s Big Plans for Tar Sands in New England

Big Oil, you just can’t trust it. In 2008, when they thought no one was watching, oil companies Enbridge and the Portland Montreal Pipeline Company hatched a plan to reverse …

Great Blue Heron covered in oil from the Enbridge oil spill in Kalamazoo, Michigan

The Great Lakes: New Dumping Ground for Tar Sands Oil

This past week, Enbridge officially announced plans to expand the Lakehead Pipeline system in an effort to pump even more tar sands oil through the Great Lakes. This announcement comes nearly …

Cleanup crews are still working to repair the damage caused by Enbridge's 2010 spill in Michigan (photo: Mic Stolz)

Speak Up Now! Help Stop Big Oil’s Tar Sands Agenda for New England

Tar sands—a dirty, sludgey oil being produced in Canada—may be oozing into the Northeast soon if Big Oil has its way. You might recognize this dirty product from the heated …

Brains? Or dirty oil money? Seems like Big Oil lobbyists are hungry for both. (Photo: Daniel Hollister/flickr)

Beyond the Zombie Pipeline – What’s Next For Dirty Tar Sands?

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.

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