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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Oil Spill’

Every plant, every tree, dead

Every plant, every tree, dead

  ‘Every Plant And Tree Died’: Huge Alberta Pipeline Spill Raises Safety Questions As Keystone Decision Looms By Kiley Kroh on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:58 am A section of the 100-plus acres contaminated by toxic waste in northern Alberta (Credit: Nathan Vanderklippe/Dene Tha) As the Obama administration’s decision regarding whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline draws nearer, the latest disaster is raising serious concerns about the safety of ... Full Story

Remember When?

Remember When?

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Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for April  2012 Monday, April 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Garfield Avenue. This was a two-vehicle accident with minor damage to the vehicles. One occupant was injured, complaining of neck and back pain. Tuesday, April 3 BFPD assisted a citizen on Bunyan Avenue. BFPD responded to a medical for cardiac problems on Mountain Avenue. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on West County ... Full Story

Oil Pipelines = disasters

Oil Pipelines = disasters

It seems like a good idea, fast, cheap movement of one of the world’s most important resources. Once built, oil pipelines can move the liquid resource quickly and efficiently, thus keeping down the transportation costs. This is the scenario being described by TransCanada and the Republican Party. Unfortunately, this is only part of the story. The scenario they describe completely ignores what happens when the pipe breaks, and the pipes will break. It is not a matter if, but when. It seems ... Full Story

Keystone = higher gas prices

Keystone = higher gas prices

        Keystone Pipeline Means Dearer Gas, Few Jobs  By Jonathan Alter “I’ll get us that oil from Canada,” Mitt Romney said in his victory speech after the Michigan primary. He was referring to Keystone XL, the crude-oil pipeline that has become a top-tier campaign issue for Republicans. Problem is, the tar-sands oil in that pipeline wouldn’t be coming to “us.” It would go directly from Canada to ... Full Story

“Spring Fling” in Greeley Features

Review of EPA Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure Program The Weld County, Larimer County, and Adams/St. Vrain Farmers Unions will join with Agland Cooperative, Colorado Corn Growers, and Colorado Wheat Growers for a Weld County Spring Fling which will feature an appearance by Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar and a public information meeting to let farmers and ranchers know their obligations under the Oil Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) ... Full Story

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