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Why Environmentalists Are Optimists, Not Haters

Keith Brooks | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada
Keith Brooks

It's the belief that we'll respond to risks that inspires people like me to speak out about environmental concerns. We sound the alarm to educate the public and encourage change. Far from being pessimistic, we speak out because we're optimistic. We believe that change is not only needed, but that it is possible.

The Tar Sands Tax Loophole Costing Citizens

DeSmog Canada | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada
DeSmog Canada

A tax loophole exempting tar sands pipeline operators from paying an eight-cent tax per barrel of oil they transport in the U.S. is costing the federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund millions of dollars every year. With expected increases in tar sands oil production over the next five years, this loophole may have deprived U.S. citizens of $400-million dollars worth of critical oil-spill protection funds come 2017. Regardless of how many barrels of tar sands oil will be traversing U.S. soil, none should be exempt from spill liability taxes. If anything, corrosive diluted bitumen should be taxed more for the inherent dangers it presents.

Arkansas Spill Shows 'Nightmare Scenario' For Keystone: Group

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A crude oil leak from an ExxonMobil pipeline in Arkansas comes at a particularly bad time for the Canadian company looking to build the cont...

LOOK: Canadian Crude Spilled In Arkansas

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2013 | Canada Business

MAYFLOWER, Ark. - Exxon Mobil Corp. says crews are working to contain and clean up an oil spill near Mayflower, Ark., after its Pegasus pipeline ruptu...

ExxonMobil Exec Killed In Brazen Attack

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - Belgian authorities are seeking the public's help in solving the killing of an executive for ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, w...

LISTED: 10 Most Expensive Energy Projects In The World

CNN Money | Steve Hargreaves | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Our growing thirst for energy means today's projects dwarf most past endeavors. The Hoover Dam cost $49 million in 1936. Adjusted for inflation, that'...

Canada Not Ready For Arctic Drilling, Reports Say

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Business

As Canada's energy regulator readies its final round of talks on offshore oil drilling in the Arctic, two new reports suggest there's a long way to go...