SHELBURNE — The possibility of the Portland Pipe Line Corp. reversing flow on its pipeline across the North Country to bring tar-sands oil from Canada to Maine has prompted a call from New Hampshire’s entire Congressional delegation to …
The past few months saw high-profile civil disobedience from Washington, D.C., to Ottawa against the Alberta tar sands and TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline. Canada is currently the largest supplier of crude oil to the U.S., and the …
The Church of England on Friday announced the £12m ($A23.21m) divestment from thermal coal and tar sands. Neither the Church Commissioners, Church of England Pensions Board or CBF Church of England funds will make any direct …
If we replace most plastics made with oil with plastics made with sulfur it would reduce demand for oil and put to use huge amounts of waste sulfur at the same time – the pyramids of sulfur pictured above are byproducts of the Alberta tar
Numerous wildfires are currently blazing in Canada’s tar sands region in northern Alberta. In the image above, captured …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota regulators on Thursday released the final environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline, which carries Canadian tar sands crude across northern Minnesota to …
Oil sands (also known as tar sands) are actually bitumen, a very thick and heavy form of oil that coats grains of sand and other minerals. Once extracted, that asphalt-like oil is partially refined so that it can be transported through pipelines to …
Less than a year after BP started up a new unit to process Canadian tar sands at its Whiting refinery, the company reported today that a malfunction allowed a slug of crude oil into Lake Michigan a few miles away from the Chicago city …
It's no coincidence that this government is so hostile to science, seeing as how its funding and grassroots support come from the tar sands and related Big Oil interests, who want as little known as possible about the impact of their dirty …