31 Mar '14, 4pm

Report Reveals High Risk, No Reward of Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

Report Reveals High Risk, No Reward of Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion

A new report released today by the Sierra Club and a coalition of 13 other organizations, including the Indigenous Environmental Network , examines the proposed expansion of the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline and concludes that there are significant threats to water, health and climate. The report, All Risk, No Reward: The Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion , comes in advance of a rally to stop the Alberta Clipper expansion that will take place before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission public hearing in St. Paul, MN, on April 3. “Last week the BP Whiting tar sands refinery in Indiana dumped crude oil into Lake Michigan ,” says Michael Marx, Sierra Club beyond oil campaign director. “Expanding the Alberta Clipper tar sands pipeline would move towards more dirty, dangerous tar sands crude through the region, which would put American and Tribal lands and ...

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2014/03/31/report-no-reward-enbridge-...

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