Published on Thursday, January 07, 2016 by Common Dreams by Sarah Lazare, staff writer Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced Wednesday afternoon it is suing the Obama administration under NAFTA provisions for the U.S. decision last November to reject the unpopular Keystone XL pipeline. The climate justice movement that successfully pressured the president to reject the mammoth pipeline project responded […]
Keystone PipeLIES Exposed from Center for Media and Democracy on Vimeo. This film, produced by the Center for Media and Democracy, debunks the claims of proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline regarding jobs, energy security, gas prices, safety, and climate change. More information about this film and research project, “Keystone PipeLIES Exposed,” at pipeliesexposed.org.
Published on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by Common Dreams by Jon Queally, staff writer Internal strategy documents prepared by a public relations firm on behalf of Canadian pipeline giant TransCanada reveal details of an enormous and well-organized effort by the oil industry to neutralized the transnational grassroots movement which has grown up around the industry’s effort to […]
In its largest capital project in history, Enbridge plans to do what Transcanada so far can’t — ship more than half a million barrels of heavy oil across the U.S. border without President Barack Obama’s direct approval.
Native American communities along proposed route vow resistance against ‘black snake’ pipeline
Though no injuries reported, accident highlights enormous risk of fossil fuel transport
investigators from the Bryan County Sherriff’s Department had been spying on a Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance training camp
Vokes, a five year employee of TransCanada, was fired without cause in 2012 after repeatedly raising concerns about the company’s safety practices.
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) Group – has historical ties to Big Tobacco; published a study declaring “safe” a Caspian Sea pipeline that ended up spilling 70,000 barrels of oil; and has a client list that includes Koch Industries, ConocoPhilips and ExxonMobil – corporations all with skin in the tar sands game. ExxonMobil’s Pegasus Pipeline recently spilled 189,000 gallons of tar sands crude into a Mayflower, Arkansas neighborhood.