10 Apr '13, 8pm

Stephen Colbert Highlights DeSmog's Exxon Arkansas Tar Sands Spill No Fly Zone Investigation

The Colbert Report last night featured DeSmogBlog 's investigative findings on the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) delegating authority over its "no-fly zone" above the Mayflower tar sands spill site to ExxonMobil "aviation advisor," Tom Suhrhoff . Stephen parodied Exxon's secrecy at the site of ExxonMobil's Pegasus tar sands pipeline spill , honing in on the fact that the " private empire " threatened a reporter at Inside Climate News with arrest when she sought to ask a spokesperson questions at the spill relief command center headed by Exxon. On March 29, Exxon's Pegasus pipeline spilled up to an estimated 7,000 barrels of tar sands diluted bitumen ("dilbit") into Mayflower's neighborhoods and surrounding wetlands, causing the evacuation of 22 homes . Exxon's poor handling of the spill clean-up was also featured in the April 8 edition of "The Rachel Maddow Sh...

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