Will the Next Keystone Fight Happen in New England?

23 Mar

We may have narrowly avoided Keystone XL (for now), but local environmental activists say that Maine and New England are not safe from “the dirtiest oil on earth,” with a huge Canadian oil company seeking other routes to pump crude oil out of Alberta.

The Sierra Club and the Natural Resources Council of Maine are holding a public talk this Thursday at the University of Southern Maine: “Stop Dirty Tar Sands Oil from Coming Through Maine.” National experts will be on hand to outline the harmful effects of tar sands oil production and transmission — the same concerns that led President Barack Obama and the State Department to put the kibosh on the Keystone project.

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