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Canada Pushes Ahead with Alternatives to Keystone XL

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A decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to be built in the U.S. could come at any time, but there are myriad other projects on the table designed to do exactly what Keystone XL was designed to do: transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries. 675 more words

Environment

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT TAR SANDS?

Keystone XL pipeline was bad enough. Big oil downplays disasters as though leaking pipes, and lack of safety inspections are rare isolated incidents.  Big oil does not want you to remember  the huge  leak that closed a whole community in Arkansas in 2013, nor train that derailed and exploded in West Virginia in 2015, nor the mountain of toxic Coke waste piling up in East Chicago at the terminal off the great lakes, 6000 tons of it every day. 280 more words

About Us Juveniles

Too often it is the ignorant who are heard louder than the rest, but this author didn’t know who he was calling a juvenile ^_^  Below is a reader’s letter the Duluth Tribune and Jesse Peterson’s subsequent response: 792 more words

Minnesota Politics

Wars on alcohol, drugs, prostitution, pipelines…why not just waste your time playing video games?

There’s always something going on in society that really bugs certain segments of the population, either because they don’t get any enjoyment out of it or because they deem the activity too harmful to be allowed to continue. 809 more words

Industrial Energy