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Sandhill cranes are one of the many species that are impacted by tar sands development. Photo by Myrna Erler Bradshaw.

The Top 10 Quotes from Today’s Keystone XL Hearing

3/13/2014 // By Mollie Simon

Today, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a long-anticipated hearing on the Keystone XL Pipeline. This hearing aimed to explore whether the pipeline is in our national interest and included panelists such as esteemed climate scientist, Dr. James Hansen, and […] Read more >

Sandhill Crane. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

New Keystone XL Route – Same Risks, Same Threats

4/19/2012 // By Tony Iallonardo

Building a 1,700-mile pipeline tocarry up to 800,000 barrels a day of thick, tar-like crude oil through the middle of America will rip up Canada‚Äôs boreal forest, leave toxic sludge ponds behind, disrupt pristine ecosystems and threaten every area along […] Read more >