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View Diary: Tar Sands Pipeline Bigger than Keystone XL & Headed for the Great Lakes (27 comments)

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  •  this could be a disaster (3+ / 0-)
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    RBinDLH, peptabysmal, chimene

    the great lakes lakes are the drinking water source for millions.  With the heaviness of the tar oil and the cold waters if there is a spill it won't dissolve or evaporate like the gulf spill.  The great lakes are also notoriously dangerous to sailors.  The Fitzgerald was the last major shipwreck but there were a number of large modern ships that sunk in the 1950s and 1960s.

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