July 16, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Study finds Keystone XL will raise gas prices

One of the most common arguments for exploiting the Canadian tar sands and building the Keystone XL pipeline is that it will reduce fuel costs. Challenging this view is a new report that finds the project will increase the price of gas in the Midwest. Continue reading

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April 23, 2013
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The latest on Keystone XL: EPA criticizes State, while activists rally opposition


David Gordon, the director of policy planning under former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, says the chances are about four-to-one” that President Obama will approve the Keystone XL pipeline from the Canadian tar sands to oil refineries in Texas. Continue reading

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March 8, 2013
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29 Vermont towns vote to oppose tar sands exports

The Keystone XL pipeline isn’t the only tar sands project facing opposition from the public. Vermont residents voted to oppose the use of an existing pipeline for the transportation of Canadian tar sands oil. Continue reading

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February 19, 2013
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The case for civil disobedience on climate

To understand why it is so important to stop the Keystone XL pipeline and the development of the Canadian tar sands, you must understand the math of global warming. Continue reading

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May 22, 2012
by Rocky Kistner
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Report Shows Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline Will Raise Gas Prices and Cut Midwest Oil Supplies

Rocky Kistner, Communications Associate, Washington, DC
Despite all the industry hype over jobs and purported energy security benefits from building the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline—benefits a Brooklyn bridge-buil… Continue reading

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August 17, 2011
by NRDC News
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NRDC in the News 8/17: Climate change inaction, tar sands, air pollution standards and more…

NRDC News, NRDC News Team, NRDC Offices Worldwide The Washington Post quoted Dan Lashof expressing concern about Congress getting in the way of any climate change action… Josh Mogerman criticized the Canadian tar sands oil industry’s greenwashin… Continue reading

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July 13, 2010
by NRDC News
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Tar sands’ water pollution; Next steps for climate bill; Critiquing Gulf cleanup; Map shows Gulf coast beaches under siege; Plastics problem; No more incandescents

A DigitalJournal.com article linked to and quoted from Peter Lehner’s NRDC Switchboard blog that discussed water pollution issues related to the Canadian tar sands industry… Dan Lashof discussed with Politico the steps President Obama need… Continue reading

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