National Academy of Science Report A “Boon for Backers of the Keystone XL Pipeline

National Academy of Science Report Finds Oil Sands Crude No More Likely to Spill than Any Other Type of Oil Report A “Boon for Backers of the Keystone XL Pipeline” Yesterday, on a busy news day involving the Keystone XL pipeline, some may have missed that the National Research Center (NRC) of the National Academy […]

Fifteen Ways Sierra Club Got It Wrong On the Oil Sands

How many inaccuracies can you physically cram into a video that’s only one minute and 42 seconds in length? Well, if the author of the video is the Sierra Club and the topic is the oil sands, turns out the answer is: quite a lot. By our count, there are at least 15 separate things […]

Myth vs. Fact: Oil Spills

MYTH: Oil derived from the oil sands is more likely to cause spills. FACT: Oil from the Canadian oil sands – a common energy source that has been transported in the United States for years — pose no more of a threat to U.S. pipelines than any other source of crude oil.[1] In fact, no […]