11 Jul '11, 8pm

TransCanada Plays Down Keystone XL Risks, Researcher Says: An engineer projects that the pipeline would experien...

TransCanada Plays Down Keystone XL Risks, Researcher Says: An engineer projects that the pipeline would experien...

European Pressphoto Agency A protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in Washington last summer. A study released by a University of Nebraska researcher says that TransCanada has presented American regulators with an “an unrealistically optimistic” portrayal of the consequences of a spill from its proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The pipeline is an expansion of an existing pipeline that delivers synthetic crude from Canada’s oil sands to the United States. Several environmental groups are urging regulators and the State Department not to approve Keystone XL, arguing that oil sands are a particularly dirty energy source. At a news conference on Monday hosted by the group Friends of the Earth , John S. Stansbury , a professor of environmental and water engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, said he anticipated that the pipeline would experience 91 spills p...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/11/transcanada-pla...

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switchboard.nrdc.org 15 Jul '11, 7pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 05 Jul '11, 5pm

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care2.com 13 Jul '11, 7am

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Keystone XL pipeline would screw over farmers, threaten aquifer: via @grist

Keystone XL pipeline would screw over farmers, ...

grist.org 17 Jul '11, 1pm

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Keystone XL Pipeline Would Screw Over Farmers, ...

organicconsumers.org 19 Jul '11, 4pm

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State Department rushes toward judgment on Keys...

foe.org 23 Jul '11, 12am

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nwf.org 22 Jul '11, 6pm

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