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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
- 26 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?



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Comments

Brian M. (155)
Monday August 25, 2014, 7:15 pm
Yep, Big Oil is the deadliest form of energy per TWH on this planet, second only to #DirtyCoal.
 

Alfred Donovan (46)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 12:50 am
It may be cheaper to transport these toxic materials by rail but is it wise to transport them through cities and built up urban areas ?.
 

Cheree M. (46)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 3:24 am
noted.
 

John S. (304)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 5:56 am
This is nothing new, that was always why preventing the pipeline didn't make sense since rail was always an option.
 

Dave C. (214)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 12:23 pm
we need to be getting off petrol energy
 

Angelika Kempter (85)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 12:33 pm
Thank you Cal
 

Ana Lopes (77)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 4:46 am
noted
 

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 5:04 am
noted
 

Katherine May Williams (0)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 6:44 pm
Noted.
 
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