19 Jul '11, 4pm

Keystone XL Pipeline Would Screw Over Farmers, Threaten Aquifer

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource page , Organic Transitions page , Canada News page , Farm Issues page , North Dakota News page , and our South Dakota News page . The other morning I took a call, like so many other calls I've taken over the last four years, from another Dakota farmer wondering how his land may be affected by the Keystone XL pipeline. He had a notice of condemnation and interrogatories from TransCanada in hand, and I wish I'd had better news for him. He's in the path of a monster. Keystone XL will be a 36-inch-diameter pipeline, carrying nine times the volume of the Silvertip line that just vomited 1,000 barrels of crude into the Yellowstone River. It will cross some of the most isolated places in the high plains, cutting through the ecologically fragile Nebraska Sandhills and the irreplaceable O...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_23643.cfm

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