The Senate voted this evening to reject the Keystone XL pipeline that would have carried Alberta tar sands oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The measure failed by a vote of 41-59. Sixty votes are required to pass a bill out of the Senate.
Articles: environmental effects of tar sands (2)
Energy | Article | Nov 19, 2014
Energy | Article | Sep 4, 2014
The rush to develop this resource has outpaced sound analysis of the impacts on the environment, human health, and the global climate system.
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