24 Jul '17, 7am

How Solar XL Can Block the Keystone XL Pipeline in Nebraska - The Green Optimistic

How Solar XL Can Block the Keystone XL Pipeline in Nebraska - The Green Optimistic

Jim and Chris Carlson know what money can buy, and what it can’t. If you don’t know these men, you are probably not alone. Many people know about Trans Canada’s Keystone XL pipeline project, and all the potential risks that it creates . The Carlsons are two Nebraska farmers who turned down nearly a third of a million dollars, and they did it for the best possible reasons. These men know the value of money. A Filthy Proposition The Keystone XL project is a nightmare in every imaginable aspect. The oil that it will transport from Canada’s tar sands is one of the nastiest forms of oil production there is, and moving it overland creates risks that simply don’t justify its existence. When TransCanada came to Jim and Chris Carlson with a pile of cash, and an offer to buy their land, they told them “no.” The Carlsons knew that if they let the Keystone XL pipeline run near their l...

Full article: https://www.greenoptimistic.com/solar-xl-keystone-20170723/

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