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View Diary: Why Lisa Jackson is leaving the EPA: the Keystone XL pipeline. (230 comments)

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  •  The pipeline is not only for tar sands oil (8+ / 0-)

    there is also "tight oil" that is a light oil extracted from shale by fracking. Both are called unconventional oil, both are extremely damaging to the environment. Both use vast amounts of water.

    Tight oil can be found in shale right across North America and the economic plan is to make North America the new Saudi Arabia.

    ❧To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 12:05:46 AM PST

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