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THE STICKY PROBLEMS WITH TAR SANDS

By Cristen Conger news.discovery.com Sep 2, 2011 Actress Darryl Hannah and NASA scientist James Hansen are just two of the more than 800 environmental protesters that have been arrested in front of the White House this week. The crowd has … Continue reading

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Path appears clear for Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada

By Neela Banerjee Tribune Washington Bureau July 14, 2011 WASHINGTON — At a town hall meeting in Pennsylvania in early April, President Obama was asked about a bitter fight between industry and environmentalists over a proposed $7 billion, 2,000-mile pipeline … Continue reading

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Environmental groups want Alberta to form independent oilsands panel

By Keith Gerein The Vancouver Sun June 18, 2011 EDMONTON — A collection of environmental groups from the United States and Europe is calling on the Alberta government to form an independent panel of experts to assess concerns with a … Continue reading

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U.S. environment agency raises concern over safety of TransCanada’s pipeline

Xinhua By Staff June 08, 2011 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a letter Tuesday raising concerns over the environmental effects of TransCanada Corp.’s plan to extend its Keystone pipeline system and asked the State Department to do more … Continue reading

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