Protest at White House against Alberta tar sands pipeline | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Protest at White House against Alberta tar sands pipeline | Environment | guardian.co.uk

The Keystone XL project has been a major focus of environmental protests. Greenhouse gas emissions of tar sands crude are 40% higher than conventional oil, and the open-pit mining has devastated Alberta's boreal forest.Recent pipeline accidents in Michigan and Montana have also deepened fears about potential dangers along the pipeline's route through prime American farmland.

via Massive protest at White House against Alberta tar sands pipeline | Environment | guardian.co.uk.

Apparently, there were plenty of arrests.

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