On Thursday, The Rachel Maddow Show covered the poor response that ExxonMobil has displayed after its Pegasus tarsands pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas five months ago. The company has threatened to cut off housing support to families whose homes were affected by the spill. Maddow also interviews Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, who has called Exxon’s actions “cold-hearted,” and has filed suit against the company on behalf of the state of Arkansas and Mayflower residents.
HISTORY OF SPILLS: TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline (21 SPILLS: 2010-19) (Note: TransCanada’s “Keystone pipeline” is not to be confused with the company’s proposed “Keystone XL” pipeline — a separate pipeline project that has not yet started construction, and whose future is still very much in doubt. The original Keystone pipeline carries up to 600,000 barrels per […]Read Post
For Immediate Release: April 18, 2016 Contact: Jane Kleeb, firstname.lastname@example.org, 402-705-3622 David Turnbull, email@example.com, 202-316-3499 Andy Pearson, firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-600-5951 Winona LaDuke, email@example.com, 218-280-1720 Lindsay Meiman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 347-460-9082 Jonathon Berman, email@example.com, 202-297-7533 Dallas Goldtooth, firstname.lastname@example.org, 708-515-6158 Aldo Seoane, email@example.com, 605-319-8151 Whistleblower: Bad Welds Will Cause More Tar Sands Pipeline Spills According to a TransCanada whistleblower, the […]Read Post
“I know everybody in Mayflower,” says Linda Lynch of her hometown in Arkansas. It seems almost possible. A bedroom community for Little Rock some 20 miles down I-40, Mayflower is a town of barely 1,600 with just one shopping center—a grocery store, a Dollar Store, and a Subway. In such a small town, Linda insists […]Read Post