keystone xl http://michiganradio.org en Debate over Keystone XL pipeline heating up http://michiganradio.org/post/debate-over-keystone-xl-pipeline-heating <p>The two sides of <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05/12/keystone-pipeline-is-d-c-s-dumbest-debate.html">the debate over the Keystone XL pipeline</a> are stepping up their campaigns.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/19/us/politics/us-delays-decision-on-keystone-xl-pipeline.html?_r=0">For six years, the Obama administration has been reviewing the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline.</a> The pipeline would carry tar sands oil south from the Canadian border to the Texas Gulf Coast.</p><p></p> Sat, 17 May 2014 17:28:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 17643 at http://michiganradio.org Debate over Keystone XL pipeline heating up Refinery's neighbors protest tar sands http://michiganradio.org/post/refinerys-neighbors-protest-tar-sands <P>People who live near Detroit’s massive <A href="http://www.detroithoup.com/">Marathon Oil refinery </A>came out as part of a national <A href="http://www.sierraclub.org/dirtyfuels/tar-sands/report.aspx">protest </A>against a proposed pipeline in the western U.S.</P> <P>The <A href="http://www.transcanada.com/keystone.html">Keystone XL </A>tar sands oil pipeline would transport heavy crude oil from Canada’s tar sands. That’s the same type of oil the Detroit plant is being retrofitted to be able to process.</P> <P>Jackie Smith lives just a couple of blocks from the refinery. Thu, 18 Nov 2010 21:27:50 +0000 Sarah Hulett 349 at http://michiganradio.org Refinery's neighbors protest tar sands