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Pipeline Companies’ Crude Behavior Exposed

The tar sands industry is making a habit of steamrolling opposition in its pursuit of profits. A new NWF report details what it means for American landowners, tribes, and communities.

Tar Sands in New England Clears Another Hurdle

Late last week, the Canadian National Energy Board approved a major step in a thinly-veiled effort to bring tar sands through New England for export out of South Portland, Maine. The …

Tar Sands Giants Sneaky New Playbook Revealed

Polluters seem to have drawn the wrong lesson from the Keystone XL controversy. Rather than temper the headlong rush to exploit tar sands, they’re getting sneakier. The tactics: gut environmental and public review while breaking up their grandiose …

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.

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

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New Englanders Take a Stand Against Trailbreaker Pipeline and Dirty…

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

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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