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Dirty Energy Giant “Pushy,” Bullies, say Landowners in DC Visit (VIDEO)

3/8/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

In Washington, DC, this week, landowners who are concerned they are being forced to place a dangerous pipeline under their land are visiting with their representatives in Congress and officials in the Obama administration. Among them are Eleanor Fairchild and …

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UPDATE – Canadian PM’s White House Visit Stirs Controversy Over Dirty Energy

2/3/2011 // By Tony Iallonardo

President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet Friday and “clean energy” is reportedly on the agenda according to the Canadian Broadcasting Company.  More likely to come up however is dirty energy from tar sands.  A decision on the controversial Keystone XL …

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UPDATE – U.S. Must Account for Dirty Tar Sands at Climate Talks

12/2/2010 // By Joe Mendelson

As the negotiations in Cancun begin to churn, the split personality of the U.S. State Department threatens to undermine further trust in the U.S. negotiation position. At the nexus of this conflict is a pending State Department decision that would …

WATCH – NWF Calls on Obama Administration to Stop Dirty Fuels Pipeline

6/29/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Today the State Department held a hearing on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would bring dirty tar sands fuels across six states and 2,000 miles.  The pipeline would bring the dangers of the Gulf disaster to heartland states: threatening ecosystems …

In Advance of Tar Sands Federal Hearing, Members of Congress Say Don’t Rush to Dirty Fuels

6/24/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Fifty members of Congress yesterday asked the State Department not to rush to approve a TransCanada Corporation dirty fuels pipeline, citing the need for further study of the fuel’s potent greenhouse gas emissions.  The letter comes just days before a …

Dirty Fuels Pipeline Feels Heat After Pressure from NWF and Partners

6/9/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

We did it! The State Department is listening and took a step back today from it's rush to build this unsafe 2,000 mile pipeline across six states. This is thanks to the hard work from NWF members and partners. Adding …

Video – Tar Sands Pipeline Too Risky for Montana

6/6/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

As ugly images emerge from the Gulf Coast of wildlife oiled and dying from BP’s gigantic spill, the Obama Administration is rushing to build a pipeline to funnel an even dirtier fuel, known as tar sands via a massive pipeline. The …

Tar Sands: NWF Memo to Editorial and Opinion Writers

8/21/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

National Wildlife Federation released the following memo today to editorial and opinion writers about the State Department’s approval of a multi billion dollar pipeline to import oil from Canadian tar sands in to the United States. These dirty fuels produce …