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Petcoke: The Toxic Black Dust Coming to a Community Near You
Environment  (tags: petcok, tar sands, coal powered plants, healthconditions, protection, pollution, ecosystems, energy, humans, environment, destruction, research, nature, politics )

Cal
- 9 days ago - theecologist.org
The waste product of refining heavy oil from Canada's tar sands, petcoke is stored in open mountains around Chicago's 'Slag Valley', sending plumes of sticky black dust over poor neighborhoods every time the wind blows
Enbridge, TransCanada Play Dirty to Get Tar Sands Oil Across U.S. Border
Environment  (tags: Enbridge, tar sands, pipelines, politics, dirty politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 28 days ago - ecowatch.com
Enbridge somehow has convinced the State Department to approve its Keystone XL-sized tar sands pipeline expansion.
New Study Finds Tar Sands Oil Calculations Out of Whack
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Keystone Xl, pollution, protection, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 31 days ago - ecowatch.com
Decisions made in the coming months and years in DC will dramatically influence the rate of oil sand expansion in Alberta.
TAKE ACTION NOW! World Leaders: Stop Canada's Tar Sands!
Environment  (tags: tar sands, activism, protests, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, government, green, politics, protection, pollution, wildlife, world, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 32 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We, citizens of the world refuse to support an industry that strongly worsens the climate crisis underway and compromises the quality of life of future generations.
Dirty Legacy
Environment  (tags: tar sands, corruption, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 36 days ago - onearth.org
Exposing the lax regulation and health risks of Alberta's tar sands industry.
Second Canadian Company Completing Tar-Sands Pipeline Into the U.S.
Environment  (tags: pieplines, tar sands, political nastiness, Enbridge, tar sands, tar sands pipeline, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy )

Cal
- 37 days ago - washingtonspectator.org
Enbridge Inc. and its U.S. subsidiary have circumvented the pipeline permitting process. By the middle of next year, the Calgary-based company will be transporting 800,000 bpd of tar-sands oil from western Canada into the U.S.
Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East
Environment  (tags: proposed Energy East Pipeline, world, tar sands, oil companies, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, energy, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 53 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A proposed Energy East pipeline would send oil-sands crude across Canada to terminals on the Atlantic coast.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Reward Dirty Tar Sands Corporations - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, tar sands corporations, ecosystems, destruction, environment, world, pollution, politics, protection, healthconditions )

Cal
- 57 days ago - forcechange.com
: Revoke the climate leader A List status given to the company that wants to build a massive tar sands oil pipeline
Paying the Price of Tar Sands Expansion
Environment  (tags: Tar Sands, #NoTarSands, #TarSandsBlockade, US, Expansion, EPA, Climate Change, Taxpayers, Emissions, Toxic Contamination )

Brian
- 59 days ago - truth-out.org
"Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense - in every sense of the word - of American taxpayers."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Prevent Tar Sands Pipeline From Destroying Parks - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, deforestation, habitat, greedy oil company, habitatdestruction, environment, energy, conservation, ecosystems, world, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 67 days ago - forcechange.com
A tar sands pipeline expansion project seeks to change the boundaries of four provincial parks in British Columbia, Canada. The oil company responsible for this request, Kinder Morgan, should not be allowed to touch these precious areas to accommodate pip
The Tar Sands Bubble
Environment  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, Keystone XL, activists, environment, tar sands, environment, conservation, destruction, pollution, protection, world, nature, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals )

Cal
- 73 days ago - onearth.org
Without KXL, tar sands are a bad investment. By fighting the pipeline, activists have disrupted the industry's bottom line.
More Trouble With Tar Sands: Oil Extraction Leading to Big Forest Loss in Alberta
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, tar sands, deforestation, boreal forests, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, pollution, nature, humans, government, energy )

Cal
- 110 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Bitumen extraction itself is land, energy and water intensive. Extracting useful petroleum products from these deposits requires a huge amount of energy input and processing relative to other energy sources, including other oil sources
Keystone XL - Who Needs It? We Got a Railroad!
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, rail transportof tar sands bitumen, tar sands, oil inducstry, politics, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 115 days ago - theecologist.org
If you're a tar sands industry executive, this is your light-bulb moment: Who needs the Keystone XL headache when you can bypass the controversy entirely using existing rail lines?
See What Yes Is Doing   video
Environment  (tags: Alberta, Canada, what yes can do, Suncor Energy, oil sands, tar sands, public relations campaign )

Dandelion
- 132 days ago - youtube.com
As Canada's largest oil sands company, we're testing out a theory: Can our slick P R campaign convince Canadians that we care about water, environmental protection and innovation while we pollute clean water and lobby to weaken Alberta's water laws.
TAKE ACTION: Petition For Moratorium on New Pipelines in Minnesota, PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: Take Action, Minnesota, Pipelines, Tar Sands, Oil, Natural Gas, Wild Rice Lakes, Honor The Earth, Petition, Please Sign )

Brian
- 133 days ago - honorearth.org
"We the people, do hereby petition our Minnesota Legislature; House and Senate, Governor Dayton; our United States delegation to Congress and federal agencies; to promptly enact a moratorium on new oil pipelines through northern Minnesota..." Please sign.
 

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