16 Jul '11, 6pm

Seven Senators Write To Clinton To Warn Against Proposed Massive 1,700 Mile Pipeline

This July, the heat is being turned up on TransCanada, the Canadian corporation vying for the right to build a 1,700 mile pipeline, known as the Keystone XL, through the US all the way to the Gulf. The wind might finally be at the back of the landowners and environmentalists who for years have warned that the pipeline, which will carry bitumen from Canada's carbon bomb known as the tar sands, is a threat to fresh water supplies and the climate. Just this week, the LA Times editorialized against Keystone XL; Bill McKibben's massive civil disobedience at the White House to pressure the president has picked up considerable steam with over 1000 respondents to his call; and now seven senators have written to Secretary Clinton to express their "concern" over the project. The senators wrote to Secretary Clinton, citing the 12 spills from TransCanada's year-old Keystone tar sands ...

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