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.
TC Energy’s original Keystone oil pipeline recorded its 22nd spill on Dec. 7, 2022. According to Reuters, “An emergency shutdown and response was initiated at about 9 p.m. CT on Dec. 7 after alarms and a pressure drop in the system, the company said in a release, adding booms were deployed to control downstream migration […]Read Post
HISTORY OF SPILLS: TC Energy’s Keystone pipeline (22 SPILLS: 2010-2022) (Note: TC Energy’s (formerly TransCanada) “Keystone pipeline” is not to be confused with the company’s proposed “Keystone XL” pipeline — a separate pipeline project that was defeated and cancelled two separate times under Pres. Obama and Pres. Biden. The Keystone 1 pipeline carries up to […]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