06 Nov '11, 3pm

Wondering why we're so opposed to #KeystoneXL?

Wondering why we're so opposed to #KeystoneXL?

TransCanada probably thought its bid to build a 1,600-mile pipeline from Alberta to the Gulf Coast would be an easy sell. Americans, after all, are hungry for oil and jobs. But then residents who stood in the company's way started to get a better look at exactly what TransCanada planned to ship through their communities and over their aquifers (mainly when it started spilling out of other pipelines into our rivers and steams): dirty fuel mined from North America's largest engineering project, the Alberta tar sands fields . Soon, opposition to Keystone XL and its danger to the local environment and global climate began to grow in the Midwest around the world. Protestors were being arrested in front of the White House , and people from Michigan, Nebraska, and even Texas began urging the U.S. State Department to turn down TransCanada's permit request. In the words of one eloq...

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