Dirty Details: Dents, Faulty Welds Found Along Keystone XL Southern Half in Texas

By: Wednesday June 5, 2013 10:20 am

If an ecologically hazardous accident happens to TransCanada’s Keystone XL(KXL) tar sands pipeline, we can’t say we weren’t forewarned. That’s the latest from a press release and YouTube video recently disseminated by the good government group, Public Citizen.

 

The Decline of Nations and the Climate Crisis

By: Sunday June 24, 2012 9:30 am

As they stand today, the world’s governments are incapable of addressing the global climate crisis in time to moderate the coming catastrophe. That is just an unhappy fact.

Keystone XL East? Enbridge’s Line 9 Tar Sands Pipeline

By: Monday April 23, 2012 12:55 pm

TransCanada’s Keystone XL Pipeline permit hangs in the balance, up for a potential Senate vote this week, having already passed the House as part of the Transportation Bill last week. Other companies, meanwhile, are wasting no time pushing their own respective tar sands pipeline proposals while that drama unfolds.

State Department Gets Report It Wants on Keystone XL Pipeline From Deputy IG Geisel

By: Thursday February 9, 2012 2:15 pm

Deputy Inspector General Harold Geisel gives the State Department a clean bill of health over its handling of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline affair today [PDF]. The release of his report has inspired numerous “well, that’s that” articles, as well as a nod to its legitimacy by Bernie Sanders.

A few things remain to be said about the report, however.

Dems More Trusted on Energy Than Any Other Issue, Continue Pursuing Polluter-Friendly GOP Ideas

By: Monday March 29, 2010 4:20 pm

It looks like despite the tea parties, the stimulus, the media’s obsession with process and the so-called ‘government takeover of health care,’ Democrats are still more trusted than Republicans on seven of eight top issues.

Why Is Environmental Defense’s Krupp Calling On Green Groups To Avoid Talking About Global Warming?

By: Saturday September 6, 2008 12:59 pm

Who should be speaking out strongly on Global Warming’s impacts? On the relationship of Global Warming to mounting storm and other threats to the nation? Who should lead the discussion about how federal flood policy has increased vulnerability to storms? Who should undertake the challenge of communicating how storms (worsened by Global Warming’s impact) threaten offshore energy infrastructure? If you answered “environmentalists”, Fred Krupp of Environmental Defense would say that you’re wrong. Guess what Fred … you’re wrong. And recklessly so.

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