Posts Tagged ‘crude oil’

Jun
2014
16

REPORT: Transport of Crude “Environmentally Catastrophic” By Rail; Keystone XL Safer

REPORT: Transport of Crude
  A pair of recently released reports show that failure to move the Keystone XL pipeline forward could lead to increased environmental harm resulting from the transportation of crude oil by rail. ¬†Together the reports suggest that demand for crude oil is independent of the pipeline’s construction and that oil companies in states such...
Jan
2014
30

Trains, Pains and Autumn’s Mo’ Spills: Transporting Crude by Rail Isn’t Working

Trains, Pains and Autumn's Mo' Spills: Transporting Crude by Rail Isn't Working
  Detractors of the Keystone XL pipeline cite safety concerns as a main argument against its construction. The earth and the communities which pipeline construction would affect, they say, should not be subject to the potential dangers of a new transport mecahnism, no matter how effective it may be. So in the absence of a [&hellip...
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