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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?

2/1/2012 // By Peter LaFontaine

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. Read more >

President John Yellow Bird Steele of the Oglala Sioux Tribe speaks in opposition to KXL at a recent press conference in Washington, DC

Tribal Leaders Tell Obama: No KXL!

12/6/2011 // By Peter LaFontaine

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 — […] Read more >

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Possible Tar Sands Spill Fouls Colorado Creek, Threatens Wildlife and Drinking Water

11/30/2011 // By Miles Grant

Authorities are investigating an oily muck found in a creek north of Denver near the Suncor Energy tar sands refinery in Commerce City: Environmental Protection Agency officials say small dams erected on a bank overnight appear to be containing an oily […] Read more >

Climate Capsule: Pipelines, Plug-ins, & Public Comments on Pollution

7/19/2011 // By Amanda Stone

This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: NWF Reminds House, Pipelines Dangerous Quote: Bill McKibben Economic Story of the Week: Plug it In Editorial of the Week: The Risks of the Keystone XL Pipeline Shelter from the Storms Coalition Drops […] Read more >