In a not altogether surprising announcement today, The Washington Post reports Democrat Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton decided to stand with environmentalists by coming out against the Keystone XL pipeline. The Post quotes Clinton’s communications director as saying: Having the experience of being a former Secretary of State distinguishes her and her candidacy, but it comes… Read More Hillary Clinton endorses more carbon emissions, opposes Keystone pipeline
Environmentalists from New York and Vermont have released their findings based on research they did on transport of tar sands oil by rail. WPTZ reports that the study details the potential risks of transporting tar sands oil through the Adirondack and Champlain Valley regions with millions of gallons of oil being transported along Lake Champlain’s… Read More Environmentalists advocate for stringent rail transit rules for oil
Sonomish County, Washington Sierra Club is counting trains. The North County Outlook reports the environmentalist group is conducting a Train Watch due to coal and oil transportation. Since the two fossil fuels are transported by rail train explosions or accidents that involve oil explosions have gotten more attention since there have been incidents in recent… Read More The Sierra Club is counting trains. No, really.
A new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology states that fracking doesn’t seem to be seriously contaminating Pennsylvania drinking water. Science Magazine points out that this manuscript contradicts other research released in 2011 & 2013 suggesting a stronger link. The data encompassed in the Environmental Science and Technology research was from 11,309… Read More Study: Fracking doesn’t pollute drinking water
This is show is from a 2012 episode of John Stossel’s Fox News Channel program. In it he tackles myths related to fuels such as fuel speculators, top oil producers, ethanol, scarcity (i.e. ‘peak oil’) and the Keystone Pipeline.
The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) issued a press release today calling for a moratorium on the transportation of oil by train. The statement cites a US Department of Transportation study which predicts that trains carrying crude oil or natural gas will derail a total of 10 times per year, resulting in billions of dollars… Read More CBD calls for moratorium of oil transportation by train
Surprise! Surprise! Surprise! The Washington Free Beacon has uncovered some very interesting information related to environmentalist’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. I distinctly remember during the Presidency of George W. Bush the Left’s fetish with the House of Saud. The Left even went so far as to claim that President Bush remained sensitive to… Read More Saudi Arabia Sierra Club’s ‘best ally’ in Keystone pipeline fight
Former leader and Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore discussed how environmental activists distort the debate on Canada’s oilsands. Dr. Moore spoke for the Fraser Institute’s annual Dr. Harold Siebens Lecture & Luncheon during May of last year in Vancouver, Canada.
After six years of litigation, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the route for the Keystone pipeline though the state. According to CBS News, the Governor and legislature approved the path for it but was taken to court by the Sierra Club. By approving the plan the decision now rests with the… Read More Nebraska court approves Keystone pipeline route
With all of the attention the Keystone XL pipeline has been getting, according to National Public Radio (NPR) out of Chicago, one pipeline has been completed under he media and even environmentalist radar. Soon the Flanagan South pipeline will carry tar sands oil which is the same type of oil Keystone XL might if Congress… Read More Flanagan South pipeline flies under media and green radar