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Enbridge Pipeline

Minnesota PUC Stymies Enbridge Sandpiper Pipeline Plans

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

No one wants to see a major oil disaster in the Great Lakes, which contains one-fifth of the world's supply of surface fresh water and 54 percent of the world's liquid fresh water by volume.

This Is How An Oil Spill Could Cause Disaster For The Great Lakes

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.11.2014 | Green

A pipeline beneath an environmentally sensitive shipping channel would have disastrous consequences for the Great Lakes if it ruptured, according to a...

Canadian Government Approves Controversial Pipeline

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's government on Tuesday approved a controversial pipeline proposal that would bring oil to the Pacific Coast for shipment to A...

Honor the Earth: Love Water, Not Oil

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Lots of oil and a shaky or non-existent infrastructure is cause for lots of worry in the North Country.

Canadian Aboriginals Fear Future Of Oil Sands Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green

(Repeats from earlier April 21 with no changes to text) By Julie Gordon KITIMAT, British Columbia, April 21 (Reuters) - ...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Dems Introduce Longshot Bills To Tackle Keystone Pipeline Problems | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) introduced two bills on Thursday related to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The first would require any oil...

Environmentalists Vow To Fight Pipeline Replacement

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmentalists vowed Wednesday to fight Enbridge Inc.'s plan to replace and sharply boost the capacity of a crude oil pipeline...

Ashley Woods

These Women Face Prison For Protesting An Oil Spill | Ashley Woods | Posted 03.04.2014 | Green

Three women each face up to two years in prison for protesting the replacement of an oil pipeline in western Michigan responsible for the biggest inla...

Sunken Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Raises Spill Fears

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 03.03.2014 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A freshwater channel that separates Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and...

Vermont: The Little State That Could?

Rachel Smolker | Posted 02.26.2014 | Green
Rachel Smolker

I am fortunate to live in the tiny state of Vermont, a state that has boldly led the way on so many issues it's hard to list them all. We were the fir...

Senators Want Check Of Oil Pipeline Beneath Lakes

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Three U.S. senators asked a federal agency Wednesday for evidence that a pipeline crossing a section of the Great Lakes ...

Christians Pray Over Enbridge Pipeline

Will Braun | Posted 06.05.2013 | Religion
Will Braun

We lamented the threat posed to indigenous people and lands in the path of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, a project that would carry oil from the Canadian oil sands to the Pacific Coast for shipment to Asia. We lamented our own entanglement in the complicated reality of oil.

Canadian Pipeline Still Viable, Despite Opposition

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | Green

OTTAWA, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Proponents of the planned Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta's oil sands to Canada's West Coast can still carry the da...

Federal Officials Interrupt Enbridge's Greenwash of Kalamazoo River Tar Sands Spill

Anthony Swift | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Anthony Swift

In a presentation to investors this week, the company provided three quotes from anonymous local residents, fisherman and river enthusiasts, who gush about what Enbridge's tar sands spill has done for the community. Who are these people and where do they come from?

Michigan Pipeline Spill Requires More Cleanup

AP | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green

MARSHALL, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told Enbridge Inc. that the pipeline company's massive 2010 oil spill i...

Kalamazoo River Spill: Two Years Later and the Tar Sands Mess in Michigan Still Looks Ugly

Henry Henderson | Posted 09.24.2012 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The Kalamazoo River spill undercuts all the safety claims about speedy response (it took them more than 17 hours to shut the pipeline down) and leak detection (the spill was identified by a staffer from a natural gas utility in Michigan).

We Are the Kalamazoo

Michael Brune | Posted 09.19.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

On July 25, 2010, an oil company spilled more than a million gallons of toxic tar sands crude just a few miles from Susan Connolly's house. As the spill spread, they could smell the fumes. But it wasn't until later that night that they realized something was seriously wrong

Feds To Reveal Cause Of The 2010 Michigan Oil Spill

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

DETROIT (AP) — Federal investigators say a Canadian company's neglect of cracks in one of its oil pipelines and slow response to a 2010 rupture in s...

Enbridge Pipeline Leak Is Second Alberta Pipeline Spill In Two Weeks

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

* 345,000 bpd line shut after leak at pump station * Quick restart expected * Second Alberta spill in less than two week...

Alarm Raised About Potential Tar Sands Pipeline

AP | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With the fight continuing over a proposed tar sands pipeline through the Midwest, environmental groups are raising an alarm t...

Pipeline That Ruptured To Be Enlarged

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 07.18.2012 | Green

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. will enlarge a pipeline that ruptured nearly two years ago in southwestern Michigan so it can carry more o...

Will Canada Stifle 'Delay And Protest' Against Oil Pipelines?

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green

By Jeffrey Jones CALGARY, Alberta, May 11 (Reuters) - Some opponents of the proposed C$5.5 billion ($5.5 billion) Northern Gateway oil...

Oil Leak And Fire Follow Deadly Vehicle Accident

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | Green

* Line 14 seen restarting Weds, Line 64 on Thurs * Lines upstream of Superior to be slowed or shut * Canadian oil discou...

Unaccountable Oil: Enbridge Pipeline and "Ethical Oil" PR Pollution

James Hoggan | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
James Hoggan

Is this the kind of transparency that would give you confidence in how Enbridge might account for itself in the wake of an out-of-sight oil spill?

Canadian Natives Warn Against Pipeline To Pacific

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

(Fixes spelling of Kitamaat in dateline and conforms throughout) * Haisla chiefs fear spill, oppose project * Hearing p...