The U.S. and Canada Are Preparing for a New Standing Rock Over the Trans Mountain Tar Sands Pipeline

The U.S. and Canada Are Preparing for a New Standing Rock Over the Trans Mountain Tar Sands Pipeline

In British Columbia’s southern interior, on unceded land of the Secwepemc Nation, Kanahus Manuel stands alongside a 7-by-12-foot “tiny house” mounted on a trailer. Her uncle screws a two-by-four into a floor panel while her brother-in-law paints a mural on the exterior walls depicting a moose, birds, forests, and rivers — images of the terrain […]

Kinder Morgan’s attempt to build a pipeline reflects badly on Canada

Kinder Morgan’s attempt to build a pipeline reflects badly on Canada

ALMOST all Canada’s oil and gas is landlocked, so getting it to market requires pipelines—lots of them. But building them requires skills more suited to circus artists than engineers. They must walk the financial high wire, jump through ever-changing regulatory hoops and juggle conflicting demands from environmental groups and numerous governments. The list of failures […]

Keystone XL oil pipeline will go ahead despite last week’s spill

Keystone XL oil pipeline will go ahead despite last week’s spill

The site of the recent oil spillDroneBase/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Aylin Woodward Nebraska has given the okay for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to run through the state – even though the existing Keystone pipeline spilled thousands of barrels of oil just last week. On Thursday morning, the Keystone pipeline sprang a leak near Amherst, South Dakota. […]