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Rupture of Aging Tar Sands Pipeline Beneath Great Lakes Would Devastate People, Planet and Economy

Rupture of Aging Tar Sands Pipeline Beneath Great Lakes Would Devastate People, Planet and Economy Because the strong currents in the Straits of Mackinac reverse direction every few days, a rupture of the oil pipeline beneath the channel would quickly contaminate shorelines miles away in both lakes Michigan and Huron, according to a new University […]

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Accidents

There is a reason they’re called ‘Bomb Trains’! Since 2013, there has been a series of catastrophic accidents associated with the transportation of crude oil by rail. As these incidents continue to occur, we will update the list below. March 7, 2015 – crude oil train derailed near Ontario community of Gogama, multiple cars caught […]

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