Saturday, 17 August 2013

KEYSTONE XL: TransCanada Acknowledges Oil Sands Crude Could Sink if Spilled

E&E Publishing

In comments released yesterday by the State Department, TransCanada Corp. acknowledged a possibility that opponents of Keystone XL have long used against the project: The heavy oil sands crude that would run through the controversial pipeline, if spilled in water, could sink below the surface. Details here.

Glacier National Park, Melting Before Our Eyes

Seattle Times.

Once home to about 150 glaciers, Glacier National Park now has 25. A trip through the park feels like being witnesses to an execution, writes editorial columnist Jonathan Martin. Details here.