While bulldozers and diggers bashed a 50-foor-wide path for the Keystone XL pipeline, planned from Cushing, Oklahoma to Port Arthur, Texas, a group of tar sands blockaders have taken to the trees.
Tag: British Columbia
Planned expansion of mining the Florida-sized Alberta Boreal Forest for tar sands bitumen crude oil, destroying habitats and indigenous societies, will continue despite the delay in the Keystone XL pipeline.
The Enbridge Inc. Northern Gateway Pipelines project threatened British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest, home to thousands of species of plants and animals and the Kermode white spirit bear, enabling the destructive Alberta oil sands mining project. The project is dead, but tar sands are still being mined, shipped and burned, destroying ecosystems and the climate.