Why Keystone XL is a good fight after all (A Rebuttal).

Why Keystone XL is a good fight after all (A Rebuttal). An interesting article was posted by Jonathan Chait of New York Magazine (linked) arguing that Keystone XL (KXL) is the wrong fight for the environmental community to be picking. Instead, he argues, the proposed EPA regulations on coal-fired power plants are a more promising […]

Diluted Bitumen and Pipeline Damage

Diluted Bitumen and Pipeline Damage A new report released by the Transportation Research Board examines the prospect of transporting diluted bitumen, the intermediate form of oil produced by tar sands, through oil pipelines. The report finds that diluted bitumen poses no additional risks to pipeline safety than does any other form of crude. That is […]