31 Jan '13, 4am

Dangers to Wildlife & Humans From the Exxon and Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline #TarSandsFreeNE #NoKXL #IdleNoMore

Tar sands has an estimated 3-5 times the climate pollution of conventional crude oil. Making it easier to transport this oil from source in Western Canada will increase its use in the United States and foreign markets, increasing the risk to the northeast from catastrophic storms and other climate changes. New England is already feeling the effects of a changing climate--mild winters have resulted in increased tick populations that are hurting moose populations, higher water temperatures in the summer have been killing brook trout, and more air quality warnings for hot days forcing the young, the old and the sick to stay inside.

Full article: http://www.nwf.org/What-We-Do/Energy-and-Climate/Drilling...

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