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South Portland Maine set to ban shipping tar sand oil from its port

Blue, brown … what’s in a color?

In South Portland, where hundreds have packed a city meeting for a vote to block tar sands oil from local pipeline.

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US Politics

Grantham on Keystone XL

From Advisor Perspectives:

Two Afterthoughts on the Risks and Return of the Keystone Pipeline

The XL Pipeline has become an intense issue in which facts tend to be swamped by political leanings and financial interests.

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Financial

US Accused of Forcing EU to Accept Tar Sands Oil

By Carey L. Biron, Inter Press Service (Source: RSN)

18 July 14 

Newly publicised internal documents suggest that U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the European Union aimed at addressing climate change, and instead to force European countries to import particularly dirty forms of oil. 1,122 more words

Environment
Random Photographer #50 (dbID 1832)

Eamon Mac MAHON

Source: Conscientious

Eamon travels many thousands of miles to photograph landscapes. It isn’t always clear from the images what his thoughts were as he observed each scene, before making a record of what lay before him. 147 more words

Photography

6 Nations Shuts Down Line 9 Construction Site

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Thursday morning members of the 6 Nations community and their allies interrupted work at a Line 9 construction site to protest the building of the environmentally detrimental pipeline. 36 more words

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