tar sands oil
November 13, 2015 -
President Obama rejected the Keystone XL Pipeline last week, citing climate concerns. But Canadian tar sands oil is already flowing to refineries in the South, putting vulnerable communities at even greater risk for pollution-related health problems.
November 14, 2014 -
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) is being roundly criticized for trying to prove her big oil credentials during a contentious runoff election by pushing for a vote on the controversial tar sands pipeline.
July 23, 2013 -
Amid plans to increase shipments of tar sands oil through Mobile, Ala., residents rallied in front of city hall today to urge officials to get the unusually dirty and dangerous fossil fuel out of their community.
April 29, 2013 -
An ad campaign featuring images of Exxon Mobil's Arkansas oil spill disaster targets the federal regulators in charge of approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.
April 11, 2013 -
A satirical TV ad accusing Exxon Mobil of hating children won't be airing after station managers received a cease-and-desist memo from the company, which is under fire for its pipeline spill in Mayflower, Ark.
April 11, 2013 -
Yudith Nieto and Emmanuel Guajardo discuss their experiences organizing a Houston neighborhood that's been sickened by pollution from a Valero refinery slated to receive dirty Canadian tar sands oil via the Keystone XL pipeline.
April 1, 2013 -
Four days before the residents of Mayflower, Ark. watched crude oil bubble up from their yards and pour down their streets, the Texas company that owns the failed pipeline learned it was facing fines for safety violations related to a 2011 pipeline spill that fouled the Yellowstone River in Montana. What does this mean for the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline?