09 Jul '11, 7am

Yellowstone River Spill Shows Dangers of Keystone XL | Care2 Causes

Yellowstone River Spill Shows Dangers of Keystone XL | Care2 Causes

NOTE: This is a guest post from Susan Casey-Lefkowitz , Director of International Program for NRDC in Washington D.C. Take Action Now Once again this weekend, we saw a clear example of how water and oil don’t mix when an Exxon oil pipeline spewed around 40,000 gallons into the wild Yellowstone River in Montana. The mess is likely a wakeup call for officials in Montana. And is yet another reminder for pipeline regulators around the country that we have a problem. It’s been a bad year with spills in Michigan, some big messes in Canada, spills all along first Keystone tar sands oil pipeline in the Great Plains, a spill in downtown Salt Lake City and now in the longest undammed river in the lower 48 states. As these spills take a toll on American waters, landscapes, and communities, I wonder when we will get focused on fixing our faulty infrastructure to stop these messes — an...

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