GOP lies over Keystone Pipeline XL
Republicans has made false claims about jobs and marginalized the possible disastrous consequences of the Keystone XL Pipeline
A breached oil pipeline in Montana has spilled as many as 50,000 gallons of crude oil in and around the Yellowstone River, according to the state. Days after the spill, officials detected benzene, a cancer-causing agent.
Keystone XL Would Be Built Close To The Site Of Yellowstone Spill. On January 21, The New York Times reported that Keystone XL “would pass about 25 miles north of Glendive,” a town located downstream of the Yellowstone spill.
A Spill From Keystone XL Could Be Much Worse Than The Yellowstone Spill. As Think Progress reported, the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is much wider than the Bridger pipeline and would pump much more oil on a daily basis.
Canada’s Tar Sands is the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. The development of Canada’s Oil Sands is concerning environmentalists for several reasons, not least the fact that producing “tar oil”, or “sand oil” as it’s also known, releases three times the volume of greenhouse gas emissions as conventional oil.
Educating Americans about the dangers of KXL
Majority of Americans support the building of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Ed Schultz, Alan Robock and Michael Brune explain the need change public perception.
Canadian Company won’t back down on KXL
TransCanada continues their aggressive push to have the United States pass the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. Ed Schultz and Sen. Bernie Sanders discuss.
The Keystone climate
The Keystone XL Pipeline is dropping in popularity with the American public as more information comes to light about its environmental impact. Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and adviser for the Carbon Tracker Initiative, Mark Fulton join Ed to tackle the debate with politicians who deny climate science.
Impact of Keystone XL on Native American tribes
Native Americans in South Dakota fear that building of the Keystone XL Pipeline could disrupt their fragile land and culture. Ed Schultz travels to the reservation.