LETTER: Don’t Believe Oil Pipeline Myths

The following letter by New England Petroleum Council executive director John Quinn appeared on Sept. 12 in the Bangor Daily News. The letter dispels several myths about  plans for the Portland-Montreal pipeline and the corrosivity of oil sands crudes. Don’t believe oil pipeline myths The recent OpEd on oil pipelines (“ The folly of tar sands”, [...]

Once and Future Claims

In the wake of the NTSB Marshall, Mich. investigation, the National Wildlife Federation seized the opportunity to make a sweeping – and inaccurate – case against the transportation of oil sands crudes The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), an independent federal organization charged with determining the probable causes of transportation accidents, investigated the 2010 Marshall, [...]