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Oil Train Carrying Crude from ND Fracking Operation Explodes in VA

Oil Train Carrying Crude from ND Fracking Operation Explodes in VA
A train carrying oil exploded in Lynchburg, VA Tuesday, spilling at least 50,000 gallons of crude, much of it into the James River. DeSmogBlog has learned that the train was carrying oil gleaned from the Bakken shale in North Dakota, a fracking operation that would likely be on the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline.
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From Pipelines to Exploding Trains, Oil Transport is Big (and Dangerous) Business

From Pipelines to Exploding Trains, Oil Transport is Big (and Dangerous) Business
Warren Buffett bought more shares in a major pipeline company December 30th – the same day as a train derailed and exploded in Casselton, North Dakota. In the rush to move oil to sate our unquenchable demand, more accidents like this will happen. And the environment and workers will suffer.
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Keystone XL Activists Labeled 'Eco-Terrorists' in Internal TransCanada Documents

Keystone XL Activists Labeled 'Eco-Terrorists' in Internal TransCanada Documents
Documents recently obtained by Bold Nebraska show that TransCanada - owner of the hotly-contested Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline - has colluded with an FBI/DHS Fusion Center in Nebraska, labeling non-violent activists as possible candidates for "terrorism" charges and other serious criminal charges.
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The Choice Between Life-Saving Abortion Care and Prison

The Choice Between Life-Saving Abortion Care and Prison
What would you do if you had to choose between a life-saving abortion and prison?
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