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Pro-tip: It costs a lot when you spill tar sands oil into a river

One of the worst inland oil spills in U.S. history will result in a fine second only to the one levied for the Gulf’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster — and the largest ever for a pipeline accident. 161 more words

Climate & Energy

Pipeline Support

CLEVELAND – Reviving the Keystone XL pipeline project from Canada has become an official policy of the Republican party in the 2016 election, with its inclusion in the platform that’s just been approved at the national convention. 123 more words


Some "Bromance"

One wonders if at any time during their ongoing, very public and increasingly cloying “bromance,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ever asked U.S. President Barack Obama about why he vetoed the Keystone XL pipeline. 171 more words


Clinton's VP pick gets decent reviews from both enviros and fossil fuel industry

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s brand-new running mate, appears to have an uncanny ability to appeal to people across the spectrum.

Kaine is no Elizabeth Warren, but he’s no… 228 more words

Climate & Energy

Keystone XL company seeks $15 billion from US after gov't rejects its pipeline

TransCanada, a Canadian pipeline company, has asked an international arbitration panel to award it $15 billion because President Obama rejected the company’s plan to build the Keystone XL pipeline, an 1179 mile pipeline for transporting oil extracted from tar sands in Alberta, Canada to US Gulf Coast refineries. 747 more words

TransCanada to sue U.S. under NAFTA

TransCanada filed a lawsuit on June 24 against the U.S. government under the NAFTA agreement for its rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. They are suing in the amount of more than $15 billion compensation. 449 more words

Environmental Laws

Uniting the Labor Movement Behind Clean Energy

There’s plenty going on in the Trump campaign to keep voters’ attention on the growing split in the Republican party. But there are also signs of serious divisions in the Democratic party, and I’m not just referring to the tensions between the Sanders and Clinton camps, although these certainly could dampen voter turnout in November. 505 more words

Energy Policy