keystone xl http://michiganradio.org en 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