Author: Ben Gotschall

Kalamazoo Spill Cover-Up: A Preview for Keystone in Nebraska?

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UPDATE:  Less than a year after this post was written, the NTSB has released a scathing report of Enbridge’s actions before the spill and during the clean-up.  Enbridge has received the largest fine ever given to a pipeline company for their negligence.  In the meantime, Michigan residents are still suffering and are struggling daily to […]
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Pipeline Fighter David Daniel Debates TransCanada Rep in Kansas

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Monday, August 22, 2011Members of the Stop the Pipeline Tour spent Sunday night in a contractor’s campground in Ponca City, Oklahoma, home to a huge Conoco-Phillips refinery. Without a doubt many of the other RV’s parked in the campground were those of oilworkers and refinery employees, and it’s possible some of them may have helped […]
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York County Stands Strong Against TransCanada

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TransCanada ran into a brick wall in the form of the York County board of comissioners last Tuesday, July 26th. In another play to convince York County to give them carte-blanche freedom to use county roads for hauling pipeline materials and equipment, TransCanada reps unsuccessfully attempted to sway members of the board from taking a […]
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York Board Grills TransCanada

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At the York County commissioners meeting on June 29, 2011, TransCanada asked the board to approve the use of county roads as haul routes for Keystone XL pipeline equipment and materials.  TransCanada reps also gave an “update” on the status of the pipeline, the only real item of substance being that they announced (and it […]
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