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8/8/2014
If it is ever built, the Keystone XL Pipeline will exist for one reason: To move Canadian tar sands oil from remote Alberta to refineries in Texas. For the U.S., controversy over the tar sands is about Keystone XL Pipeline construction ...   
27/6/2014
On June 17, the Canadian federal government announced its approval of a controversial pipeline project that would transport crude oil extracted from tar sands in Alberta to Kitimat, a port on the British Columbia coast. But a new court decision ...   
17/6/2014
There was little doubt the federal government would approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, regardless of public opposition or evidence presented against it. The prime minister indicated he wanted the pipeline built before the ...   
17/6/2014
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has approved the Northern Gateway pipeline.This is not a huge shock. This is the man, after all, who called Barack Obama to personally register his displeasure over the president`s failure to approve ...   
12/6/2014
"We have drawn a line in the earth they cannot, and will not, cross," said Chief Martin Louie of the Nadleh Whut’en First Nation.There will be no tar sands pipeline.That is the message stressed by First Nations communities who say ...   
26/5/2014
No longer dominated by the traditional “Big Green” groups that were taking big donations from corporate polluters, the new environmental movement is broader, more assertive and more creative. With extreme energy extraction and climate change ...   
8/5/2014
Western-based oil pipeline projects have for several years generated opposition worthy of Hollywood dramas. This past March, for example, police arrested hundreds of Keystone XL protesters who had tied themselves to a White House fence in ...   
14/4/2014
Residents of British Columbia, Canada are pushing back against Enbridge`s proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline, a 731-mile twin pipeline project that, if given final approval, would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to Canada`s west ...   
9/4/2014
Residents of Kitimat on the Northern Coast of British Columbia are going to the polls Saturday for an unusual vote on the Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline, the climax of an election-style campaign between builder Enbridge Inc., representing ...   
27/3/2014
Keystone XL, a pipeline proposal to pump Canadian oil sands through the heart of America, has alarmed environmentalists and become one of the most contentious issues of the Obama presidency. But there is a "Plan B" to cut the United States out of ...   
20/3/2014
After countless marches, arrests, Congressional votes, and editorials, the five-and-a-half year battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline is nearing its end. If a recent ruling in Nebraska doesn`t delay the decision further, America ...   
4/3/2014
The Canadian government is increasingly worried that the growing clout of aboriginal peoples’ rights could obstruct its aggressive resource development plans, documents reveal. Since 2008, the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs has run a ...   
14/2/2014
In both the United States and Canada, activism against tar sands, pipelines and climate change has soared in recent years. But while President Obama has encouraged citizens to "stand up and speak up" to demand change on energy, Canadian ...   
4/2/2014
The State Department's long-awaited environmental review of Keystone XL on Friday sparked cautious optimism on both sides of the contentious pipeline debate, underscoring the public pressure facing the Obama administration before midterm ...   
2/2/2014
Back in spring 2012, while walking in the deep woods of northern Ontario, Sonny Gagnon stumbled across a collection of surveying equipment among the towering spruce trees. Gagnon is chief of the Aroland aboriginal tribe, a band of 450 people ...   
30/1/2014
Inside a ceremonial longhouse in northern Oregon last September, the sun's rays spilling between the high-peaked beams, Davis Yellowash Washines was seated in full ceremonial dress -- yellow headband, red sash, beaded shoes. A rawhide drum rested ...   
17/1/2014
A coalition of environmental groups on Friday launched a legal challenge to the preliminary approval last month for Enbridge Inc's C$7.9 billion ($7.21 billion) Northern Gateway pipeline project, filing suit to prevent Canada's government from ...   
21/12/2013
Keystone XL backers say the proliferation of alternative projects, such as one to carry oil-sands crude to a Canadian seaport that advanced yesterday, undercuts opponents who claim blocking the pipeline will keep the high-carbon fossil fuel in ...   
21/12/2013
In a decision that could shake up the political battle over the Keystone XL pipeline, a joint review panel steered by the Canadian National Energy Board yesterday attached more than 200 conditions to its recommended approval of a ...   
19/12/2013
Canada`s regulator recommended Thursday that the government approve a proposed pipeline to the Pacific coast that will allow Canada`s oil to be shipped to Asia despite environmental concerns. A three-person review panel said opening ...   
19/12/2013
An independent Canadian federal panel on Thursday approved Enbridge's proposal to build a new pipeline from the tar sands of Alberta to the British Columbia coast, a significant gain in the industry's long campaign to find export markets for the ...   
19/12/2013
Canadian regulators urged the government to approve the country's first overseas oil-export project on Thursday, concluding that Enbridge Inc's C$7.9 billion (US$7.4 billion) Northern Gateway pipeline plan posed little risk to the environment if ...   
5/12/2013
As environmentalists began ratcheting up pressure against Canada's tar sands three years ago, one of the world's biggest strategic consulting firms was tapped to help the North American oil industry figure out how to handle the mounting activism. ...   
25/10/2013
The exploitation of the tar sands in Alberta, Canada - which may contain more oil than the entire world has consumed to date – has attracted considerable controversy lately. Massive expansion of tar sands operations are planned, but this cannot ...   
23/10/2013
Architecturally, a keystone is the wedge-shaped piece at the crown of an arch that locks the other pieces in place. Without the keystone, the building blocks of an archway will tumble and fall, with no support system for the weight of the arch. ...   

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